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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
Sanctuary Spa – Wet Skin Moisture Miracle

Sanctuary Spa – Wet Skin Moisture Miracle

  I’m the one who loves to have a cheeky smell of the top end products but always sticks more to the lower … View Post
Whitstable Oyster Festival 2017

Whitstable Oyster Festival 2017

On Saturday 22nd we found ourselves at a loose end. The weather hasn’t been all that great since we entered the Summer holidays, … View Post
Furious!!! Jungle Jims Children’s Indoor Play Centre – Quex Park

Furious!!! Jungle Jims Children’s Indoor Play Centre – Quex Park

Day 1 of the summer holidays, Friday 21st July 2017 and left feeling furious! Today we went to Westwood Cross to collect, what feels like… View Post
Preschool Graduation 2017

Preschool Graduation 2017

Yesterday was my little boys graduation day at preschool. All morning I was clock watching, I didn’t want to be late for the … View Post
Dear Diary…

Dear Diary…

Oh no wait…I don’t own a diary! I haven’t had one for many many years. When I was much younger my … 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
Easter Sunday 2017

Easter Sunday 2017

Hey, How was your Easter weekend? Did you spend time with your family eating a traditional Easter feast? How many eggs did you polish … View Post
Life’s A Beach!

Life’s A Beach!

Can we all just take a moment to appreciate my beautiful daughter in the feature image, haha! For the last few days I/ we … 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
Lost for words…

Lost for words…

Me? Lost for words, now that is rare! As I stood in the shower on robot mode washing may hair I thought ‘I really … View Post
Clean out your inbox week !!!

Clean out your inbox week !!!

Are you super organised? Or are you like me? You read something whether it be an email, whatsapp or a text and think ‘I’… 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