Well goodness me its been a while since I have had the time to sit and write a new blog and to be honest I still don't, but I wouldn't want anyone to miss me too much 🙂 Life has quite literally taken over lately and I am certainly feeling the strain right now. … Continue reading Not Enough Hours In The Day!
Currently there is some paperwork attached to my boiler with a natty magnet which says something about chunky dunking instead of skinny dipping! (Pretty appropriate these days 🙄) The paperwork in question has been there for over a year now 😏, its the blood forms that our Paediatrician gave us for genetic testing on Ethan. … Continue reading To Test Or Not To Test? That Is The Question
I have a few incredible friends, a fair few mates and some acquaintances in my life, some of which my mental health literally could not survive without! But this Autism and Pathological Demand Avoidance journey has gifted me with new friends. These friends, I have never met or even spoken to, these friends were friends … Continue reading Friends I dont know 😍
Recently I had to fill out a form (yep another one) about Ethan's likes/ dislikes etc. One of the questions was about the things he likes to play with and that took me a little while to complete to be honest. He does sort of play with toys but they are usually random things that … Continue reading Duplo and Fiddly bits!
And my mental health! I spend a huge amount of time worrying about Ethans mental health and how it will pan out over the next 5-10 years and beyond! I also worry about the mental health of my other kids (the ones still at home are my focus for this blog!) My older daughter is … Continue reading World mental health day……..
This morning was our schools Harvest celebration which strangely now involves a cash charity donation rather than a tin of out of date soup or two which is a real shame as I have been saving this bad boy for just such an occasion! Does anyone really eat this stuff? Anyway, as with any large … Continue reading Sequins And Harvest Festival
After the recent Panorama episode- Kids In Crisis highlighting the failures of the mental health system for our children and showing the heartbreak so many families suffer as a result, I can't help but feel grateful that we, so far seem to have been lucky on our journey in getting a diagnosis so young for … Continue reading Will My Boy Be Another Kid In Crisis?