Act of kindness at the top of a lighthouse

Living with a child with ADHD inevitably brings the odd challenge along the way…When those challenges arise the behaviour and reactions of those around you can make a difficult situation better or worse Yesterday I was lucky to be in the company of a very lovely Nan! Here’s what happened. We were in Plymouth visitingContinue reading “Act of kindness at the top of a lighthouse”

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Family on tour

It’s the Easter holidays, time for a mini break with the darling children. The sun is shining, we pack up the car and head down to the lovely county of Devon. Kids have electronic devices to entertain them on our journey. All goes pretty smoothly, apart from the frequent occurrence of bottom odour from oneContinue reading “Family on tour”

Juggling act

I’m no circus performer but any parent will be an expert at juggling. Raising kids, running a house, working, a social life and ‘me’ time. Oh and then there’s the washing, this is actually a part time job in itself – where on earth does it all come from?! Unfortunately planning a social life andContinue reading “Juggling act”

Christmas: from a Mum’s perspective

At the end of November my family gave to me…a few days of internet searching for Black Friday deals for thee! At the beginning of December my family gave to me….A few evenings of card writing glee! On the 2nd week of December my family gave to me…A minor panic as I realised the ChristmasContinue reading “Christmas: from a Mum’s perspective”

What nobody tells you about going on holiday with kids!

Your house will look like widow twankies washing parlour prior to departure! It really is a military operation packing for the family holiday! Romantic quiet dinners are a thing of the past (well for now, note to self, must return to these at a later stage in life) Movies/games on electronic devices as well asContinue reading “What nobody tells you about going on holiday with kids!”

Super powers…

Last week I was fortunate enough to spend a week on holiday with my boys and enjoyed some proper family time. Away from the laptop, household chores and the general routine of life. Whilst on holiday I was really struck by the boundless amount of energy Bam has. I know he has always had lotsContinue reading “Super powers…”