I’m struggling, help

Today I decided while the kids were at school, BBG was having a nap and Dad was busy doing allotment things I would take a 5 minute peaceful toilet break with no interruptions! It was bliss! I came back and cried however, as had missed a phone call from an NHS scheme called Short Breaks….

Mummy Keeping Up With the Joneses

As a Mum I can’t believe how competitive Mums are. It seems you can’t go anywhere without someone saying their kids are better or their parenting skills are perfect. You go to a baby class and the mums are talking about the organic home made dinners that they make and purée down for their babies…

Not a Match Made in Heaven

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. I absolutely love Christmas; the food, the presents and the decorations. The general joy that most people have. The giving and general generosity. To MO it is one of the worst times of year. Our house doesn’t have any sparkles, our tree is decorated with wool and…

Worry Plaque Review

MO gets extremely anxious because of his autism. If things aren’t exactly right or if our routine changes at all, MO can’t handle it. His stims are on overdrive, he can’t calm down and he is just generally can’t control his anxiety.   So when I was offered the Irish Fairy Door Company’s Worry Plaque…

I hate this unknown 

I feel awful writing this… I hate my daughters condition. It has robbed me of her first year, her first year is meant to be exciting and yet for a year I have been worried senseless.  I feel robbed of her future!  Will she just need a tablet? Probably not!  Will she grow old and…

Why I’m grateful for being under GOSH

This week, we had a few appointments and it made me realise how although we are undiagnosed and that is extremely emotionally draining we have it a lot better then some in similar situations.   We went to our local hospital who just advised that we see GOSH so much, there is no point going…

One tough week

I’ve been quite quiet recently. I promised to be honest on here and so here it is. Dad and I have been struggling this week. We know we love each other and we know we need each other but the stress of everything has really started to make an impact on us.  Dad has got…