Archive of ‘Parenting’ category

To my daughters, I am so sorry

Dear Miss C and Miss M, I am so sorry, I feel so guilty thinking I might be the reason you are both on the spectrum. Parenting in general means lots of guess work, learning by mistakes, picking up tips as you go and lots of ‘winging it’. Some where down the road I must have […] Read more…

Why i let my 12 year old get her eyebrows waxed

When I told people I was going with Miss C to get her eyebrows waxed I was surprised by the amount of raised eyebrows (pardon the pun!). I don’t see the problem in allowing my daughter to start wanting to tweak how she looks (obviously within reason). I wouldn’t allow her to dye her hair […] Read more…

Introducing worry eater Emma

Miss M spotted a worrier eater in the shop while we were shopping the other day. She is quite an anxious child, she worries about most things/everything and quite often needs reassurance that what ever she is worrying about will be fine. Her new thing is she is worried her father and I will get […] Read more…

Should I be stressed about our holiday?

We have decided to have a holiday this year. I am stressed already. Really stressed! My kids are not easy and well I feel like my friends just don’t understand them. I hate being asked how I cope when my kids are creating out in public. When Miss M shrieks this ear piercing through the […] Read more…

An open letter to Tesco

Dear Tesco, I would like to thank your customer service staff for bending over backwards to help me today. My daughter has asd and today she broke her fidget cube at School during one of her year 7 exams. She is finding this a very stressful time, she finds School difficult to cope with at […] Read more…