Yearly Archives: 2016


Hayden and Autism – An Update 1

As it has been a while since I have posted much on here I thought it would be appropriate to give you a little update on how Hayden is getting on. I last gave an update on Hayden and autism in March where I looked at the different ways autism […]

Hayden and autism

family cruise

Our Dream Family Cruise 2

When I was around 7 or 8 years old my mum and dad took myself and my sister on a 7 night Mediterranean family cruise. We flew over to Palma in Majorca and got transferred to the port where a huge, luxurious cruise ship was waiting to pick us up […]


Noddy Remote Control Car – A Review 1

When we were told recently we were being sent something from the new Noddy toy range from Spin Master to review I was unsure which little monkey would be the lucky one to have the chance to be the first to play with it. Ellis is the only one of […]

Noddy Remote Control Car Review Feat

tips for travelling with toddlers

Top 5 tips for travelling with toddlers 4

Has the change in temperature got you dreaming of bluer skies and warmer climates? Is it time for a last minute holiday before the end of the season? The Balearic Islands are yet to see the end of their season and may be the perfect location for some winter warmth. […]


It’s been a while… 1

Well, It’s been a while since I posted anything on here! As you know in August I launched a brand new wedding blog called Confetti Ave. I had planned to launch my wedding blog whilst finishing off my redesign here and continuing to post as I was, but that wasn’t […]

It's been a while feat

My interactive minnie

My Interactive Minnie – A Review 1

If you know anything about us as a family, you will know we absolutely adore Disney! With Disney Junior being a firm favourite on the TV and our sky plus box packed full of Disney movies, there was no way were going to pass up the opportunity when asked if […]


Starting school with Maped Helix – A Review 2

So we have reached the half way point of the summer holidays, and I’m not ashamed to admit, September can’t come quick enough. It has been a really challenging few weeks, with boredom levels increasing and my bank of activities running out. Things are beginning to get a little stressful. […]

starting school with Maped Helix

An indoor picnic with Haywards

An indoor Picnic with Haywards

I’m not really very adventurous when it comes to picnics. Actually we rarely have them. We usually end up just buying food from a café or restaurant when we are out. Something we do every now an again though is an indoor picnic. With 3 fussy little monkeys and a […]


Spectrum Sunday #30

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to Spectrum Sunday #30. The place to link up any of your ASD related blog posts. Apologies for being a day late this week. What is it about the end of term being crazy? New class visits, parents evenings, sports days, summer fetes, end of […]


The day Hayden took part in Sports Day 10

Whenever a school event comes up, I very often have little expectation on how much Hayden will get involved. Not in a bad way. It is something I started doing after feeling upset every time he struggled to take part in any activity. It is hard to see your child’s […]


Stur Liquid Water Enhancer | Review 3

When I was approached to review the Stur Liquid Water Enhancer I had just decided to stop myself from drinking so many sugary drinks. I have spent the past 6 or 7 years drinking way too much coca cola than is healthy for anyone. Hayden would always take the opportunity […]

Stur liquid water enhancer

9 years feat

9 Years… 4

Wow! 9 Years… 9 Years On this day 9 years ago, James and I decided to officially become boyfriend and girlfriend. 9 Years, 1 Wedding, 3 Children, 10 Holidays, 5 House moves, 1 mortgage & 1 Autism Diagnosis later and here we are. Our past 9 years have been full of highs […]