School Holidays

  • Autumn Days,  Me Time,  School Holidays

    Half Term Gone Wrong

    With lovely plans made for Half Term, they are all on hold. I have covid and damn I feel poorly. It seems this current strain does not mix well with Fibromyalgia! Its Mama down! I had been taking care of Dad, who had covid so it was kinda inevitable really wasn’t it, but someone had to look after him, and also last time I had it I was just a little sleepy and achy so I didn’t worry too much. Especially three vaccines in! But how wrong was I! What started with feeling cold, and like I had a bad head cold has turned a day later into every single…

  • 1000 Hours Outdoors,  Autism & Adhd Parenting,  Autumn Days,  Days Out,  Family Time,  Nature,  School Holidays

    Sunflowers just make my heart happy

    Autumn days have begun, 1st September and we were at The Pop Up Farm for sunflowers ⁣ I adore them, and the Pop Up Farm⁣, it’s definitely one of our happy places to go in the autumn. ⁣Its only about twenty minutes from home too which is a bonus. Grayson is already on a countdown as to how many days it is until they open for pumpkin season! ⁣To be honest I am too! Such a gorgeous setting, so quirky with the piano and the bathtub amongst the flowers. Perfect for photos, and thankfully they all cooperated today and we had no meltdowns – think there is a first time…

  • Autism & Adhd Parenting,  Grayson,  School Holidays,  Screen Free

    Proud Mama Moment

    So not only did day one of the Easter Holidays go well, but I was super proud, read that bursting with pride proud, of Grayson. He has sat this afternoon and spent two hours building Lego. Like that’s unheard of, and usually come about 4pm his meds are wearing off and he is really struggling. We have a new slightly higher dose and it’s made such a difference for him. So not only has he spent the time building and figuring out the Lego bunny, he has also done it between 3pm & 5pm, which would have e been impossible last week. He is so proud of himself too which…