So much has happened

It seems like I haven’t written a blog for years and so I thought I would update you guys as to why. Unfortunately, my husband and I have decided to separate, this has changed the family dynamic quite a bit and turned my already chaotic life upside down. We quickly learnt that the separation was…

Parenting is so hard

Parenting is so hard! Everyone always says it is, but they give you the silver lining, rose tinted glasses version of parenting. The “your baby will poo so much it explodes everywhere but they smile and make it also seem to disappear”. Or they will talk about the toddler tantrums and then by the end…

To be a sibling

I asked my daughter what it was like to be the eldest sibling of a brother with autism and a sister with an undiagnosed condition. Her reply is below and it broke my heart; I love my sister and my brother but I don’t like being their sibling sometimes. I don’t like having to do…

Stressful times!

How much stress can I person take! I always thought that I could deal with stress well. My previous jobs had always been stressful and yet I seemed to be able to switch off when I left the office. I have moved internationally with 3 children, one being only a few months old, and yet…

Mental relaxation

Today marks 1 week since I left the UK to go visit my family and my best friend down under with no kids, no husband… just me! I love this picture of this sculpture. It is showing that home is in your heart everywhere you go. A lot of people were confused and said they…

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….

Postcode Lottery

I’d heard of the postcode lottery but never really understood what it meant until now. Back in November you may recall I moved, well although the move was only 3.2 miles I technically crossed boundaries of councils and also healthcare. My health visitor had to change and all our hard work thinking about getting an…