Dear Stephanie I wish you knew how special you truly are. You don't believe your worth. You are at home but it is already becoming really strained. But you are streetwise. You already know you have a strength which will resonate with you into adulthood. I wish I could tell you your friends are no … Continue reading A letter to my 13 year old self
So, I dont quite know where to begin with this one. I'm just annoyed. A "friend" told me her son has recently been diagnosed ADHD to be honest you could see it, but it was always polite to never bring it up... She told me the doctor wanted to put her son on the same … Continue reading ADHD why you so ashamed?
Ok it may have taken us an hour to set up and half the time to execute but the water balloons on the trampoline has got to be the best activity ever! The weather this summer has been somewhat of a disappointment so we had to grab the opportunity while we could but I'm glad … Continue reading The Best Part Of Our Summer Bucket List
So the first day of the summer holidays is almost over and I can honestly say that it wasnt as painful as I had envisioned. It started off with a bit of bickering over breakfast as to who was sitting where at the table and who was eating what, I think these guys thought they … Continue reading First Day Summer Holiday
It's almost a year since we started with our official ADHD diagnosis and it has been great to get the answers we desperately needed. We were at a loss before we broke up for the school holidays. I didnt know what this year had for us. I was apprehensive. But he got his diagnosis and … Continue reading End Of Year Report Is Here!
The summer holiday is almost upon us and I have the job of making sure that both the boys are entertained and off their tablets for the summer. I have put together a little bucket list that I am going to try and get through as the weeks go on. The list was longer but … Continue reading Summer Holiday Bucket List
It's that time of year again. Mental Health Awareness Week. This years theme is body image. When I think of body image the first thing I actually think about is teenage boys and girls and the pressure that they are under whilst surviving (let's face it, it is survival) school and being the prettiest you … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week- Body Image- My Personal Story of gaining weight
And poof... Before you know it the half term holidays are over and we are back to the mundane, the uniforms, the afterschool clubs, the routine of it all. I secretly do love term time though but I absolutely love the holidays. The freedom it brings to the table, I can work in the morning, … Continue reading Our Half Term Holiday
"MESS!" The 2.5 year old toddler shouts from the other room. "Oh shit" the mother mutters under her breathe for the hundredth time that day. She is hoping that it is just a wee and not the other one. She doesn't think she can bare it. That mother is me. I walk into the other … Continue reading Finally Potty Trained!
Motherhood is hard! There are so many things that we struggle with on our journey through motherhood from the moment we find out we are expecting our baby our lives are changed forever. Our journey with our children never ends. It is one that will keep throwing challenges at us long after they've left home … Continue reading Motherhood Is Hard