What the headlines don’t say..

This week Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has hit the headlines. Articles raising the question if ADHD is real or whether it is indeed just immaturity have popped up all over the world. The question has been raised as a result of some research that has been conducted in Taiwan. Sadly this news story isn’tContinue reading “What the headlines don’t say..”

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ADHD – the bright side

We often hear of the challenges of raising a child with ADHD but what are the positives? Here’s my top 5… Boundless amounts of energy. Energy for running, energy for exploring outdoors and energy for helping Mum (well, he may have the energy for helping Mum but it may not always materialise!) Bam does runContinue reading “ADHD – the bright side”

Back 2 School!

Fun days out (even time at the beach) are now very much behind us and back to school preparation has descended¬†upon our household! School shoes that have seen better days and PE kit t-shirts that were once white now a mud-stained mess will be replaced. School uniform that has been sitting waiting to be labelledContinue reading “Back 2 School!”

Santa, we’re ready for you!

The festivities are well and truly upon us! I can safely say that our house is full to bursting with excitement. In fact it’s so exciting it’s almost a little bit uncontrollable! As the environment changes around us from grey skies and leaves falling off trees to one filled with Christmas trees, flashing lights andContinue reading “Santa, we’re ready for you!”

Coffee anyone?

I’m sitting looking at a cup of coffee, a coffee that I have bought but didn’t want – I’m not a cappuccino lover. Somebody had other ideas, somebody decided to press the coffee dispensing buttons resulting in me doing some kind of ninja move to quickly grab a cup to catch the hot liquid thatContinue reading “Coffee anyone?”

A time for reflection

It’s on its way…. we’re all starting to turn our focus to Christmas. It’s such a magical time but also a time we find ourselves taking a moment to reflect on the past year. I would like to thank Young Epilepsy for their support. They have supported lots of young people with epilepsy this yearContinue reading “A time for reflection”

Top ten tips for living in a household of boys……..

I’m lucky enough to share my home with 3 boys, one 4 year old, one 8 year old and one 41 year old. Here’s my top tips on living with a household of boys…… 1. Remember to check the toilet for signs of boys every time you visit the loo. This is essential as it’sContinue reading “Top ten tips for living in a household of boys……..”