School, routine, life and change

These past few weeks being back at School have been a mixture of emotions, new routines running around like a manic mum and changes. LB has been struggling at school, the new teacher, classroom and routine have and still is causing some real upset. LB is still trying to get used to dressing in the junior uniform. We have a list made up in order of what she has to put on first getting dressed otherwise it’s too overwhelming and it she gets upset. BB is finally knuckling down with her school work. She is taking year 9 more seriously which…

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What does your child want to be when they grow up?

What does your child want to be when they grow up? I was having a conversation with LB this morning and she asked me want I wanted to be when I was growing up. I had to think for a moment, what did I want to be? A teacher A vet A horse riding instructor A stable hand in the Police (looking after the police horses). A spy and probably many more After telling her everything I could remember I asked LB why, she replied. “Because I want to be so much I can’t decide”. “I want to be…. A…

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8 tips on planning days out to help reduce your children’s anxieties

I have to plan ahead when we organised days out with my daughter’s. Both of my girls are on the autistic spectrum. My teen BB, deals with travelling and days out differently to LB. BB worries silently while LB is loud and in your face. It’s often easy to overlook BB in times like these. BB and I visited a youth center where we saw a family support worker who specialises in Autism. The family support worker was pretty helpful, however at first I was reluctant to meet with her myself and be grilled over. I am not someone who…

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My kids summer bucket list 2018

I was reading a post by Laura from Laura’s lovely blog who has written a bucket list of all the things her children would like to do over the summer holidays. I thought it was a really good idea to actually have a list so I asked my two what they want to do. Now I can get some dates booked in over the summer holidays. M&M world in Leicester Square London. Make a cinema at home, watch a movie, eat popcorn and sweets, duvets on the sofa and lights off (all ideas from LB). Go to DisneyLand Paris (booked).…

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