Christmas gift ideas for Harry Potter fans

Christmas gift ideas for Harry Potter fans

Are there any Harry Potter fans in the house? There certainly are in this one – Hufflepuff here, by the way! I finally turned Jacob over to the dark side last year and he now has a Harry Potter themed bedroom and has had a Harry Potter themed birthday, so I call that a win! Now only the other two members of the family to go… Read more

Casdon Sat Nav Steering Wheel | Review AD

As the main transporter (I feel like Jason Statham saying that) of the boys to and from school, during school holidays and so on, my car is the one that’s used the most. I often feel like I have a backseat driver with them telling me the speed limit – I suppose that helps with their number skills though – and on regular routes, which way to go. I often think to myself, just you wait until you’re running me around in your car when you’re older…

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Our autism journey – from no support to regular support

Child hand holding colorful heart on blue background. World autism awareness day concept

I recently shared a post about our autism journey so far; from when we started noticing signs of autism in Jacob to when we started to receive support for him at school. Since we started that first support process with the pastoral support plan, we have received no end of professional involvement. As much as we gained the support, it still constantly felt like banging our head against a wall. Because nothing seemed to be moving anywhere. No matter how many professionals we met with and how many meetings we attended, I felt like we were just going around in circles and meanwhile, Jacob’s behaviour was becoming worse & worse. Read more

Completing our summer garden patio with TJ Hughes | Review #AD

At the beginning of this summer we decided that we’d like to spend more time outside in our garden; though it hasn’t been as good of one as last summer, has it? We are due a heatwave this weekend, but I’m not sure whether to “yay” or “nay” as the older I get, the worse I seem to be able to cope with the heat! (And the cold, for that matter). Read more