When our youngest son Sullivan was a preschooler, he coined the term ‘faraway pictures’. It took us a while to work out what he meant but with patience and carefully poised questions we discovered its meaning was memories. I fell … Continue reading Faraway Pictures
I’ve always hated public transport since becoming a wheelchair user. Something the city I live in, London, relies heavily on. Once my NHS wheelchair arrived 6 years ago I was determined to not let my new found mobility issues stop … Continue reading Transport for London
It’s been almost three years since I experienced someone taking the time out of their day to come over to me in the street, stop me and comment on Sullivan sitting on my lap whilst I was in the wheelchair, … Continue reading You Should Be Talking
Science as a home education family can be daunting. We use the awesome education subscription service Twinkl a lot for our curriculum-based learning. They have an absolute wealth of resources for practically every topic or subject you can think of, … Continue reading Let’s Learn : Science!
Crafting is one of those activities that goes hand-in-hand with parenting. It’s the artsy, creative brother of soft play, the table everyone crowds around at family friendly events, a huge part of early years learning, the go-to on rainy days … Continue reading Let’s Learn : To Craft Or Not To Craft?
Hi folks! What better time to break my dry spell of blogging than National Vegetarian Week?! I’ve been vegetarian for four years now. I was surprised to find out it had been that long as it really doesn’t feel like … Continue reading Taters Gonna Tate
Thank you to everyone who reached out after my last blog post. Your kind words and encouragement really helped me through a terrifying time. I have had my emergency appointment and tests today, thankfully they didn’t find anything malignant. Of … Continue reading The Breast Clinic
I tried to think of a clever title for this blog but I want to make this post as simple and down to Earth as I can. I hope to raise awareness, confidence and share my own experiences in the … Continue reading Breast Worries
It’s been a while since I last wrote a blog post. To be honest, it’s been hard to put fingers to keys for two main reasons. I’ll start with the uncomfortable, first. I’ve been struggling a little with a behaviour … Continue reading A Sore Topic
Hi folks, welcome to my last Mobility Monday! Well, for a little while at least. I’ve had a wonderful journey over this past year with my Lith-Tech Smart chair 1XL. In many ways I can’t actually believe it’s been a … Continue reading Mobility Monday : The End (sort of)