The day has finally arrived, Joseph's last day at nursery school. We have the six weeks summer holiday and then my little baby boy is going to "big boy" school. I didn't know how I was going to feel on this day. Although in general Joseph has enjoyed his time at nursery we've had our… Continue reading Joseph Graduates Nursery
***** Just to let you know I have a more updated opinion piece on Self Care, called "Self care isn't about bath bombs" which takes a look at how self care's true meaning has been capitalised upon by modern Western culture. *********** Self Care is a bit of a buzz word around the internet, and… Continue reading Self Care, why it’s important
I have decided to start a self imposed reading challenge! My challenge is to read 26 books, that's the equivalent of one book a week, from now until The end of December. As a Stay at home parent, carer and housewife I find that I don't have many challenges or goals that are specifically measurable… Continue reading #Reading challenge- 26 books by Dec 31st
Hi everyone, just wanted to share with you some photos of Joe's 4th birthday celebrations last weekend! Joe decided that he wanted a sleepover with his cousins for his birthday instead of a big party, so we squeezed 10 of us in our two bedroom house over night and had Nanny and Grandad over too… Continue reading Joseph’s 4th Birthday!
I often believe that every one secretly hates me. It happens when I take Joseph to nursery and I have to speak to one of the nursery staff. I have a ball of anxiety in my stomach because I believe they are all sneering at me behind my back or just waiting to whisper about… Continue reading Self Esteem and Advocacy
As you may have seen on Rob's Facebook page Joe has been a bit under the weather recently. As much as I love Autumn and Winter along comes with it colds, bugs and infections and therefore more trips to the hospital, more medications and more sleepless nights filled with the sound of our little man… Continue reading Update on Joe
Autumn begins on the 22nd September officially, but at our house, despite soaring temperatures, the first of September was when the Autumn fun began. Autumn is my favourite season, I love the colours, the food, the clothes, all of it. We have been doing lots of Autumnal activities as a family and I have been… Continue reading Autumn fun!
Today is the first of September! And although it may not be officially Autumn until the 22nd September, it's Autumn term, so that's enough excuse for me to start celebrating my favourite season! Today was mine and Joe's first day back to "normality" as Robin has gone back to work after the long summer holidays,… Continue reading DIY Birdfeeder craft activity and sensory play
Recently I have started listening to Podcasts, particularly when I go out for a walk in the evening to try and get a few more steps in on my Fitbit! One of my favourites has been Bringing Up Betty- a Podcast about special needs parenting, it's front woman is a lady called Sarah who has… Continue reading Making mealtimes easier
2016 so far has not been the best year for us, although we have had some great moments and our two week Easter holiday was fantastic, health wise 2016 has been and is continuing to be a challenge. Recently we have had to face a number of challenges, Joseph has been in and out of… Continue reading Update: Cystic Fibrosis, sunshine and nursery