There’s more to beauty than you think
I have a confession to make: I hate maths. Probably not the best start to this blog post, but hey it's the truth. In Primary school, I was pretty good at maths. Actually, I have an old VCR Video of my five-year-old self proudly stating that maths was my favourite subject. So what happened, that … Continue reading How To Help Your Child With Maths Anxiety using Matr
Finding something (that Works!) to help you fight depression is like finding a needle in a haystack. This is that needle.
This one is written for Lucie. 💝 Ok folks, this is it. This is the post I’ve been trying to write - and equally trying to avoid writing - for months. I know it’s one that will be controversial, eye-opening and inevitably stir up conversation. You won’t like everything I have to share, … Continue reading I am proud to be Autistic
As everyone is currently frantically shopping for Christmas, I thought I'd share two of my most-embarrassing and hilarious Christmas shopping experiences! Enjoy! They are true stories to make you cry - with laughter! If you follow me on Facebook, you may remember this post I wrote up last year involving a trip to Asda and … Continue reading True Stories to make you cry – with laughter!
Review of Love Me, Crazy: A very exciting adventure! I don't like girly books so I was a little worried when I started this, but I needn't have feared, as it turned out to be a really exciting adventure with lots of mystery! I had no idea what was going to happen as the story … Continue reading Why people are going crazy about “Love Me, Crazy!”
There is a sadness that has over time turned from an all-consuming pain to a dull ache throbbing in the background. Yet, as Christmas Day approaches, the volume of this pain is increasing at an alarming rate. Carols that Children sing While, with tears, my ears just ring With the echoes of the past. The … Continue reading Missing a loved-one at Christmas
Oh my life. How did we end up in December? So, the last time I wrote on this blog it was in the throws of NaNoWriMo. I have a lot of crazy stuff going on, trying to find a quiet place to nestle down and shoot out the words on my laptop before the 30th … Continue reading Hello old friend. Time for a catch up?
Note to the reader - This post is extremely painful to write and even more distressing to read. If you are a family member, or particularly sensitive, please click on HOME and find a happier post to read. A considerable amount of time has passed. 382 days in fact. 382 new days in this world, … Continue reading The Trauma of Losing a Loved One
This is my youngest son, Nicholas. He is 6 years old, passionate, introverted - unlike his brothers - and intelligent. He has a remarkable memory and very much knows his own mind. When he's happy, he's quietly happy. But when he's not happy. Oh boy. Don't we all know it. As of late, his temper … Continue reading How I Cooled my Son’s Temper in SECONDS