Managing Christmas As A Newly Adoptive Parent

Christmas! My favourite time of the year. I’ve always loved the lights, the celebrations, the family time. It’s just perfect. So, I had high expectations…

9 Things Not To Say To Adoptive Parents

I recently read a brilliant post by the lovely Catie over at www.diaryofanimperfectmum.com entitled 10 Things Not To Ask An Autism Parent which had me…

Pipity – Perfect Gifts For An Art Loving …

Little Miss LOVES art! In fact she loves anything artistic – colouring, drawing, painting, cutting, sticking. Anything! She can spend hours and hours creating and…

Why We Adopted A Sibling Group

Over two years ago now, Mr N and I were sat in our Adoption Preparation Groups, listening to the Social Workers talk about the needs…

Finding A Mum Tribe: Adoption Stories

I’m going to admit something here straight off! Although I’m very much in love with my kids, and wouldn’t change how they came to be…

Tears Heal: A Book Review

Just before the children came home, I read every book I possibly could on parenting. Everything about discipline, routines, development and anything in between! So…

Do Term Time Holidays Really Damage A …

Recently,  ITV showed a program about term time holidays and whether they are damaging to a child’s education.  It was a fascinating watch for me…