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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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Are You a Going To The Country Living Christmas Fair?

*We have been gifted tickets to the Country a Living Christmas Fair in return for this post. The photographs within are my own taken at their fairs on previous years.…

Top Tips For Inclusive PDA Teaching In A Primary School

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA for short) poses a unique set of challenges for teachers in mainstream primary classrooms. ‘Getting it right’ can often feel a bit like the holy grail…

Are You Looking For Christmas Stockings?

*This post contains PR gifted products. As always all opinions within it are my own. I have to be honest, I have been looking for the perfect Christmas stockings for…

2019 Christmas Gift Guide For Disney Lovers

*This post contains PR gifted products. As regular readers of the blog will know well, we are a family of Disney lovers. It is extremely rare that a Disney item…

Amsterdam In A Day With Children

Whilst for us any cruise is centred around the ship – in fact both of the children would much prefer to be on the ship than in just about any…

Seven Ways To Incorporate Hygge Into Family Life

Whilst I want Hygge to inform my self care routine, it’s also something that I want to form a part of our family life. I want our children to have…