Our Youngest Son is 7 Today!

Our Youngest Son is 7 Today!

Today our youngest son has turned 7 years old. Originally due on my birthday he arrived 5 weeks early to celebrate with the Queen instead! He was a good weight at 7lbs 1oz, born in the evening and sent home the very next day. Unfortunately he many trips backwards and forwards to the hospital, losing … Read more

GCSE Results

GCSEs come at such a difficult time. I actually remember writing about this in my own GCSE English exam (the unseen creative writing bit I believe). Surrounded by a hall of 6th formers doing retakes, it was such a distraction. That’s the thing isn’t it – hormones are raging, kids are wanting to be adults … Read more

This is my Child – Undiagnosed

This post is in conjunction with The Mumsnet This is my Child Campaign is about busting myths and raising awareness. When he was 2 years old he started to demonstrate “traits” of Autism, some reminding me of his oldest brother. They weren’t anything we couldn’t handle, we’d had 14 years of living with Aspergers at this point. … Read more

Wear it for Autism

Wear it for Autism

Wear It For Autism Takes Centre Stage Tickets for the Star-studded Charity Fashion Show Now Available Taking place on 10 September at the Vinyl Factory in the heart of Soho, London, Wear it For Autism is a fashion show with a difference. All the models taking part have, in some way, been affected by autism … Read more

Dinosaur Bedroom Makeover

This post is about how we moved our son, with special needs, out of our bedroom and into his own DINOSAUR room for his 4th birthday. You may recall that last July we bought our first house – you can see the before pictures here. Well it is a slow project as we have the boys, … Read more