Productivity is one of my downfalls, especially when it comes to blogging & writing. Every year I say “I’m going to be more productive this year”, but it never happens. We don’t need a new year to start a resolution do we? If we put our mind to it, it can be achievable at any point in time. Read more
I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned on the blog, but many moons ago I was a student at the University of Hull. Many moons is approximately a decade and a year ago… That makes me feel quite old actually. I was studying for a degree in Psychology with Criminology. Although I only finished with a Diploma due to suffering badly with depression during my final year, being a student there before that really set in was one of the best times of my life. Read more
Whilst I’ve shared many snippets of our life on the blog – especially one of the more personal taboo, unspoken subjects of my mental health struggles – there’s one major part of our life I haven’t really spoken about. And that is, autism. A while ago I wrote a letter of sorts to my fellow special needs parents and that was really the first indicator on here, that we were dealing with this. Read more
One of Jacob’s subjects he is passionate about right now is the world and countries; he owns a number of atlases which he studies every night before going to sleep. We will often be having a conversation and he’ll randomly tell me a fact about the world that I had no idea of.
We generally have staycations but J is always telling me of the places he would love to visit. Recently during his pirate project for school we discussed where he would travel to if he were a pirate He decided on the other side of the world! Koh Samui is one of those places practically on the other side of the world, and a place I would love to visit. Read more
Not all men like clothes shopping. If your husband or boyfriend falls into that category, getting them to update their wardrobe regularly can be problematic. Sometimes you need to encourage them a little. There are different ways to do this. Knowing what is on trend and pointing out a few men’s clothing items to them that they may like is one approach that works well. Read more