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Special Needs Diary #14 – Autism Assessment & Orthopaedic Shoes

It already feels like that snowy, winter wonderland we had last week was such a long time ago doesn’t it?! I keep looking at my photos wishing I’d taken more. It was just such a beautiful week. However, for us it also was a pretty awful week for P1. Change effects her hugely as you will know if you’ve followed …

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World Book Day 2018

It’s World Book Day. A yearly event that celebrates books and reading. I am a huge lover of a good book, especially children’s books now that I am a parent. I love the excitement every evening when we settle down for a our bedtime story. Sadly, the snowy weather has postponed the school celebration of World Book Day but that …

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Snow Day In Kent 2018

I’m here with yet another photo heavy blog post. In case you’ve been under a rock, snow has hit the UK this week and I’m loving it! You all know how much I hate the winter but this specific weather is one that I adore so much. It’s so pretty and so much fun. I was so excited to see …

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Siblings 2018 – February

With the weather still pretty pants we have been spending a lot of time indoors at the weekends. I’d love to say we’ve been embracing the colder, wet days but we just haven’t. The girls get miserable when they get cold so it’s not enjoyable to adventure too far away from home at the moment. We’ve had a bit of …

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Her 5th Birthday

I had every intention of writing this post up much closer to her actual birthday. I can’t believe it was over a week ago now and that we have a five year old! P2’s birthday was a big deal for her, as each year goes by she seems more and more excited. This time we’d been counting down the days …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Finally On The Waiting List

This week has been a really good one for us as a family. P2 turned 5 years old this week and we had a family trip out, it’s snowed and been frosty a few mornings too but the best news we’ve had this week is to do with P1. Right at the beginning of the week P1 had another routine …

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What I Read My Kids In A Week

A bit of a different post from me today. I wanted to share with you what we read in a week. When P1 was much younger I didn’t like reading at bedtime. Bedtime was always quite horrific in this house so reading became a treat thing, rather than a joyous and bonding experience. I have always loved books so I …

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Letter To My Princesses 2 – 5 Years

To my Princess 2, It’s your fifth birthday today and I think I’m in slight denial about it. I had picked some nice posed photos of you smiling innocently, but actually these photos speak more about your personality. This past year you have grown in personality. Big changes happened where you went from being a little nursery go-er to a …

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5 Reasons Why I Love My Daughter’s Preschool Nursery

Picking a nursery, school or preschool is always a pretty daunting task when you are a parent. P1 went to a day nursery back when we lived in Essex, P2 went to preschool although it was called a nursery and P3 now goes to the same one. I hope this post maybe gives you an insight when you decide to …

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Juggling A Special Needs Child With A Sibling At School Too

I actually drafted the title of this post a good few weeks ago, just after I had to juggle the need to be in two places at once for two different children of mine. But actually even more has happened since then. Since having two children in primary school and one in nursery, I have been really struggling to organise …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Preschool Booster Immunisations

My week has gone by with a flash. I swear it was just Monday right? And now it’s a new Monday tomorrow. I have recently been feeling like my life resolves around the school runs, and it really does. Moving forward I need to embrace this school mum life because it’s going to be the way of my life for …

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Bring Me Sunshine!

Since moving home I have definitely become a home body. We used to spend a lot of time out of our old house, getting away from the crowded environment, but our new home is different. I love being here much more than freezing my butt off going on adventures. But at the same time I am longing for our adventures. …

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Siblings 2018 – January

It’s a brand new year. 2018 will be the fourth year we have taken part in the Sibling Project that is run by the lovely Lucy at Dear Beautiful. I have tried many linky things in the past but none have quite stuck like this one. It’s a monthly blog post where I showcase my daughters and talk about their …

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Special Needs Diary #13 – A Long Needed Update On Our Autism Journey

It’s been nearly a whole year since I last updated or spoke properly about P1’s special needs. It has been such an exhausting year but I think that we are heading in the right direction finally. I learn new things about P1 each day yet it’s hard to actually pin point the differences when people ask us. How do you …

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Soft Play Graduation

I didn’t have an adult life without soft play due to having my first daughter at sixteen years of age and the eight year age gap between my little brother and me. Ultimately I have been going to soft play for twenty five years! Nine of those years I have been a Mum. Like many parents, I have used soft …

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