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 […]

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. […]

Lucky Mummy, Great Kids

Its been a great few weeks and als0 hard to believe that the kiddies have been back to school for a few weeks already …and that they only have a few weeks before the Easter holidays!!! All the children seem to be really enjoying school at the moment and doing well too. its really hitting […]

A little tradition

Early days Food has been the source of many battles and worries over the years!¬† My daughters have sensory issues which resulted in them eating very limited things, mainly food like potato waffles with little colour, smell or “squishiness!” I was always trying to¬†introduce new foods and many meltdowns resulted. Mealtimes were just something that […]

Who my children are

I have 4 children and 3 of them have Special Needs. My youngest doesn’t but he is only 5 so things could pop up along the way. We are just helping him as he has a stutter which is getting much better and really appears when he is really tired or nervous or really excited […]