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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…

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…

When Was The Last Time You Bought New Knickers?

Seven years ago I was a single mum. I was juggling full time teaching in a school for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties with simultaneously looking after the…


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What About When It’s Just Too Loud?

One of the most common complaints I hear both at school and at home, from my students and my children, is that there are some activities that are just too…

A Guide To Educational Gifts For Children

*Contains PR Samples Ok, I admit it. You can take the teacher out of the classroom, but it is much harder to take the classroom out of the teacher. And…

What If Nothing Seems To Be Working?

Sometimes we all have those days when we wonder whether or not we are on the right path. There are often days (or even weeks) when nothing seems to be…

Five Things You CAN Do Whilst Waiting For A Diagnosis

Waiting for a diagnosis can feel a little like being in limbo land; you’re not sure whether to act or whether to stick your head in the sand like a…

Christmas Gift Guide For Women

*This post contains PR samples I may be biased, but if there is one group I love to buy gifts for it has to be the women in my life.…

It’s Time To Listen To Parents

Every so often I have a deviate on the blog from my usual strategy posts, and talk (or rant) about a subject that really matters to me. And the truth…