I’m very happy to premiere my Let’s Learn series today, starting with a fantastic new resource for helping parents/carers explore a new language with their young children: Little Linguists’ Library. Little Linguists’ Library is the creation of children’s author and language tutor … Continue reading Let’s Learn : Languages
I have had a great day today. I am a mother to two wonderful boys, I have a mum who is also my best friend, I have a lovely mother-in-law and friends who are mothers who I can always call … Continue reading This one’s for you
With it being Mothers Day tomorrow and me having a brand shiny new blog overhaul, I thought I’d re-share this piece with you all. My mum is pretty much my best friend. We speak every day and talk about practically … Continue reading The Little Things
We had a really relaxed and informal visit from our local authority about a month after we de-registered Sullivan from school. Although I was nervous about that, I knew it was mainly for The lady was so nice, extremely positive … Continue reading Am I Enough?
On This Day or TimeHop as it used to be known is a weird one, isn’t it? I’m sure most of us have experienced both cherished memories and those we’d much rather forget pop up on our time line first … Continue reading On This Day
Tiny toes tiptoeing their way into the small of my back. Little fingers winding their way into my tied hair. A sweet and hot flush of breath on the nape of my neck which turns into a deep yawn. “I … Continue reading Shared Sleep
Regular readers will know my youngest son Sullivan was diagnosed with Autism back in December 2016. This was a long process with a multi-agency type approach including his pre-school, primary school, educational psychologist, Speech And Language and Occupational Therapy services. … Continue reading Big Decisions
I couldn’t think of an appropriate title for this blog, everything sounded too light or too humorous so I went with choking. It is what it is, horrendously scary, life-threatening, painful and terrifying… choking. The reason for me writing this … Continue reading Choking
IT’S WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY TODAY. Chances are you’ve seen a plethora of posts on social media raising awareness about today specifically and of course mental health importance throughout our lives in general. I am always overwhelmed at the outpouring … Continue reading Just As Important?
My eldest son is approaching 15. Every summer holiday of his primary school education we’d take part in the local library reading challenge. I had a break of about 3 years where he preferred to read his chosen books outside … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge