Hope

Hope

There was jumping & flapping, there was tip toe walking, there were shrieks and laughter outbursts which made people look over & even stare. … View Post
Riley’s #HELDBACK story – An honest, truthful & raw update!

Riley’s #HELDBACK story – An honest, truthful & raw update!

Welcome back to my blog! It’s been a while, I’ve missed you! I think once you’ve read this post you’ll … View Post
Am I A Mollycoddler?!

Am I A Mollycoddler?!

Mollycoddler – A person, especially a man or a boy, who is pampered and overprotected. A few months back a friend of mine was waiting … View Post
Honest Parenting!!!

Honest Parenting!!!

You gotta love some honest parenting, right? Do you remember your hazard perception test when taking your driving exam? An online video clip where … View Post
Received a diagnosis of Autism for your child? Here’s our Story…

Received a diagnosis of Autism for your child? Here’s our Story…

This blog has been specifically written for the charity ‘Family Fund’ First off, chill out! I know that’s easier said then done and … View Post
Do you have a routine…?

Do you have a routine…?

This post was written specifically for the charity ‘Family Fund‘ I remember setting my alarm for school 2+ hours earlier than I needed to get&… View Post
1 in 200,000 chance and it chooses my boy!

1 in 200,000 chance and it chooses my boy!

For the last 4+ hours straight I’ve been researching what the frick Cowden Syndrome is. I received a letter today from an extremely reputable, … View Post
AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK – The Life Of Riley…

AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK – The Life Of Riley…

I wrote this post specifically for ‘My 1st Years’ website with the sole intention to help raise and spread as much Autism awareness as … View Post
Happiness

Happiness

This is a blog post I’ve specifically written for the charity ‘Family Fund’ Happiness – is a mental or emotional state of well-being defined … View Post
Total Name & Shame!!! – National School Choice Week (Part 2)

Total Name & Shame!!! – National School Choice Week (Part 2)

I felt it appropriate to leave my scheduled ‘National school choice week blog‘ as it was and to write another post. That way you … View Post
National school choice week (Mainstream vs Special needs setting)

National school choice week (Mainstream vs Special needs setting)

One word – PROCRASTINATION!!! I started worrying about schools for my little boy around the time I received his diagnosis of Autism in June 2015.… View Post
Special Needs or Naughty?!

Special Needs or Naughty?!

This is a blog I have been rather desperate to write only I’ve been trying to find the right words. After waiting what … View Post
**RAISE AWARENESS **

**RAISE AWARENESS **

Do I have too higher expectations????? Today I took Riley into #kentandcanterburyhospital to see an eye specialist. Whilst patiently waiting to be seen by … View Post
Let’s be kinder to one another

Let’s be kinder to one another

I got to say. I just love walking to the school doors with two rucksacks, two lunch boxes and two unpredictable toddlers to meet … View Post
Earplugs or Paracetamol every 4 hours?!

Earplugs or Paracetamol every 4 hours?!

Yesterday we had a pyjama day. Our church isn’t running this morning due to there being a carol service this evening. Therefore I … View Post
Received a diagnosis for your child of Autism? Here’s our Story…

Received a diagnosis for your child of Autism? Here’s our Story…

This blog has been specifically written for the charity ‘Family Fund’ First off, chill out! I know that’s easier said then done and … View Post
5 minute cry on the bottom step – Autism Parent

5 minute cry on the bottom step – Autism Parent

After yet another disagreement and closure of the door. Riley, Summer and I were all left feeling really stressed and miserable. Why are somethings … View Post
Canterbury & District Early Years Project – Poets Corner

Canterbury & District Early Years Project – Poets Corner

I remember the very first time I visited Poets corner. I rolled in with unwashed hair, screaming children hanging from me feeling very hot … View Post
5 simple steps when shopping for an Autistic child

5 simple steps when shopping for an Autistic child

My son was diagnosed Autistic in June 2015. Spending everyday with any child gives you a good knowledge on their likes, dislikes and what makes&… View Post
September – Back to school!

September – Back to school!

Wohoo! I’ve got to be honest, I haven’t enjoyed the last 6 weeks one bit. I’ve spent many days even the odd … View Post