Nearly there…with Anxiety

It is nearly the end of another school year and the start of the summer fun. I always look forward to the holidays as I love having my children home with me. and for them, this term at school is all about fun and transition and there is so much excitment and things going on […]

Mid-life Celebration

I think that I may officially be a grown-up now!!! A few weeks ago I turned 40! The day was lovely, I met up with my friends from Art Club in the morning and got cards, gifts and lovely biscuits and then met up with my Mum, Sister and family and some more friends in […]

Autistic folk are…?

My eldest daughter  is nearly 16 years old and she has Autism. The progress in awareness in just that short time has been fantastic, most people know about Autism now. The understanding has made life so much easier and many people are aware of the characteristics that accompany many people with Autism. I was surprised […]

Waiting for a sign!

One thing we really love about any of the school holidays is that we go and stay with my parents for a few days. We, of course, just love to see them but we love the novelty of having so many things easily available to us. We have so much fun and enjoy every moment […]

Where have those 15 years gone?

September 25 2001, my life changed forever.I met the most amazing, unique girl who Im proud to call my daughter. And it brought a lump to my throat last Sunday when I looked at the young lady she had become, patiently allowing her little brother to “help” her open her birthday cards! Its been a […]

What have we been up to?

It feels like the last few months have happened in just a few days they have gone so fast! I feel out of breath sometimes just trying to keep up and I want it to all slow down before the kids have left home and I’m sat staring at empty rooms. So, before I make […]

End of the SATS

So, this week I have a much happier Jessie. This week she doesn’t have her SATS. At first it seemed that she didn’t really pay much attention to what they were and just went about her daily school life but something changed and I don’t know how or what she had listened to but suddenly […]

It’s the smallest things…

I can honestly say that if someone gave me a million pounds I wouldn’t be happier than I was with what I got on my birthday ( well I would be pretty happy if I got the money as well! ) For around 10 years now I have not made a fuss of my birthday. […]