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To the mummy who is worried about whether her decisions are right. They are. Your decisions are always right, because you know your children best, because you love them the…

You matter. Yes YOU!

As parents it’s all too often far to easy to forget about you. And the truth is YOU matter. Yes YOU! I really am talking to you. So this week…

You Are Enough

Dear Mummy, You are enough. You are the best mummy your little one(s) could have. You are a good partner. You are a good person. You are not a failure.…

Yes I Am Still Breastfeeding

It’s funny how over the years my opinions on so many things have changed. Maybe I have mellowed with age, or maybe I have now just lived enough of life…

I Wonder If I’ll Always Want Just One More….

I have always only wanted two children. It was my life plan. My logic even as a teenager ran something like this: Two children are the right amount. Two children…

Do You Wish You Had A Way To Help Others Understand Pathological Demand Avoidance?

Well, now hopefully you do. What’s more it’s completely free and neither you nor they will need to leave the comfort of home. Whether you are a teacher wanting to…

Why Special Interests Matter

When it comes to Autism, I’ve worked over the years at both ends of the spectrum, from non-verbal infants to highly articulate teenagers, from Options programmes to ABA, in state…

Why Does No-One Talk About Hard It Is To Give Up? A Breastfeeding Post.

It’s well documented how hard it can be to establish breastfeeding. There are breastfeeding groups, midwives and health visitors. And although the system isn’t perfect, if you need help you…

Why Do Children On The Spectrum Ask Repetitive Questions? And How Can We Reassure Them?

As both a teacher and a mum, I can testify to how frustrating it can be to be asked the same question over and over again – especially if you…

Which Planner Is Right For You?

Every year I spend literally hours trying to find the perfect planner for me. Because the reality is with so many fantastic ones out there we really are spoilt for…


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Why Do Children On The Spectrum Ask Repetitive Questions? And How Can We Reassure Them?

As both a teacher and a mum, I can testify to how frustrating it can be to be asked the same question over and over again – especially if you…

A Review Of The Seal Breakfast At The Sealife Centre, Scarborough

Finding activities that a two year old, and eleven year old and a Spanish speaking Grandad can do together is always somewhat of a challenge. And that’s never more true…

Please Listen To The Parents

As professionals we see children for a snapshot of their lives, and all too often we make our judgements based on those snapshots. Parents are judged, sometimes instantly and sometimes…

Last Minute Gift Guide For The Whole Family

*Contains PR Samples Thomas & Friends Trackmaster Sky High Bridge Set: £80.99 The sheer scale of this fantastic set has to be seen to be believed. It is very definitely…

Maqio Toy Box Review

*Contains PR Samples Do you ever have those days where you sit and wonder where on Earth everything should go? Days when you’re desperate to create order out of the…

The Perfect Gifts For Mickey Mouse Lovers

*Contains PR Samples. All Opinions are my own. With this year being Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday, there are a multitude of fantastic gifts out there to treat the Disney fan…