4 Things That Confuse Me About Social Media

Sometimes, I feel so old! I know I’m only 38 but I swear, life is running away faster than ever and I am so confused by so much! Today, I woke up with a determination to get things on social…

Wonderful Winter At Waddesdon Manor

Several years ago when it was just the two of us, we visited a Christmas Fair held at Waddesdon Manor, and fell in love with the house and grounds.  So, when we started talking about where to visit with the children…

Dear Teacher: Please Consider The Walk Of …

Dear Teacher, I know that you are only doing your job.  And believe me, I know how stressful it can be.  Day in day out, what you really want to be doing is to spend your time teaching, but instead…

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 for Christmas with our newly adopted children. After all, Christmas is for the kids isn’t…

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 nodding along from beginning to end.  It got me thinking about the types of things…

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 making, and I love it. But there are some downsides! Crayons, colouring pens and pencils all…

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 of children who were waiting to be adopted. We heard about children with attachment disorders,…