Category: Daily Life

Update: Life is Bittersweet.

I want to make something incredibly clear. When I am perceived to be doing well at something, whether it’s a new business venture, or publishing my own books… do not feel jealous. I do well in projects when I am struggling the most with my mental health. I don’t...

Love Me, Sweetie by Laura Burton

Do you remember my NaNoWriMo diary? I tried – and failed – to write every day about my experience writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. I can’t believe that here we are, less than three months later. I’ve published Love Me, Crazy Which has garnered...

How To Help Your Child With Maths Anxiety using Matr

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...

I am proud to be Autistic

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...

True Stories to make you cry – with laughter!

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...

Missing a loved-one at Christmas

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...

Hello old friend. Time for a catch up?

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...

The Trauma of Losing a Loved One

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....