Mental Health Awareness Week- Body Image- My Personal Story of gaining weight

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

Five things ADHD medication DIDNT do for my child (all positive, I promise)

My son started his ADHD medication in the summer holidays and there has been a massive turnaround in his behaviour, he has finally (after a three year battle) been diagnosed with ADHD and is finally being given the support he truly needed to succeed. So many people still believe though that ADHD is a made … Continue reading Five things ADHD medication DIDNT do for my child (all positive, I promise)

Terrible Twos

This is the definition of terrible twos in the dictionary. . informal a period in a child’s social development (typically around the age of two years) which is associated with very defiant or unruly behaviour. This is putting it politely in my opinion. It feels quite funny, that, whilst I have been through this phase … Continue reading Terrible Twos