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It’s another Snow Day and I’m NOT shouting “Yay”!!!!!!

I fear I am turning into a grumpy old fishwife.  It’s day two of school closure today. Yep, another ‘Snow Day’…………………..at this point I should be going ‘whoop whoop’, like everyone else on social media. Except I’m not!!  I’m starting to wonder what’s wrong with me. Whilst everyone else (it seems) are posting fabulous snowy …

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The Struggle Is Real – and so is the feeling you’ve ‘failed’

For the last few weeks I’ve been gathering information, printing out the criteria and filling in forms to apply for Theo’s EHCP assessment. I’ve been advised to do it now as the system is so slow at processing these for assessment and I must apply for his school this year…..*sobs* It got me thinking about …

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Autism and Sensory Play – Zimpli Kids to the Rescue!!

I don’t know about your children, but my 6-year-old, Monty LOVES watching You Tube – particularly other children playing games or with toys. So, imagine Monty’s excitement when, after watching endless You Tube videos of the ‘Slime Baff’ and ‘Slime Play’, some were delivered to the door for him to try. Thanks to the lovely …

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Marcus Potter – Lets Help This Guy!! *Edited*

**********I LOVE the face that I have to come in and edit this post!!!**************** Marcus has been freed and I’m so thrilled!!!! Thanks to all that have supported the campaign! Lets hope lessons have been learned!! I’m reaching out to my lovely readers as I know you will care about this as much as I …

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New Years Resolutions – A Realistic Approach………

Happy New Year you lovely lot!! I hope you had a good Christmas – at ‘Chez Wilder’, the Prosecco  and Melatonin was flowing! (to be clear the latter was for Monty, not the booze……..!!) I’m not very big on New Years Resolutions.  I have a tendency to get a bit maudlin around this time of …

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‘Performance Parenting’ – Guilty As Charged.

I came across this rather curious phrase – ‘Performance Parenting‘  – whilst browsing through the Mumsnet threads. Now I do love a bit of Mumsnet, but this reference really got my goat. ‘Performance Parenting’ describes a parent who purposefully and flamboyantly ‘educates’ their child in any given situation, for the benefit of other parents.  Giving …

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Autistic isn’t who they are………

I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front of late.  I’ve had a few weeks where things haven’t gone great in terms of getting the right provision for both my lovely boys. As you may know, both happen to be Autistic. It’s all been a bit of a poop fight. It’s exhausting and I’m damn …

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My Blog – Thanks For Supporting It Guys!!

I only started this blog 6 weeks ago after many many months of wondering if I should do so.  So its really very new, but so far, people have been wonderful about it! Many of you said you enjoy reading my musings and I’m really grateful people have took the time to learn about my …