9 tips for a great hen weekend

After a year of planning, I am thrilled to report that my sister’s hen weekend went without a hitch! She had known absolutely nothing about the weekend and so it all came as a great surprise to reveal the different surprises that had been planned. We caught the train...

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What I failed to see when I saw my son

I felt very blessed to be expecting twins and had a fairy tale future lined up for us all even before my babies arrived in the world. It turned out that my fairy tale would instead be somewhat of a Tim Burton production – a bit dark, pretty weird at times but a...

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7 fears when parenting a child with autism.

I was recently asked to share my experiences of parenting a child with autism for an international website called Healthline which is the second largest health and wellness site on the internet! No pressure then *gulp* I discussed some ideas with them and one aspect...

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Dear autism, we need to talk

Dear autism, We need to talk. You knew me before I knew you. I know that you make your presence known suddenly for some families but you crept up on us gradually as I was adjusting to other news about Harrys health and I am grateful for that. There was no sense that...

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Looking back and moving forwards in an altered life

Looking back in life isn’t always the best thing to do but often I find myself remembering a time when life was so very different and comparing it to life now. My friends’ babies came home with balloons and stuffed teddies. Harry came home with a list of professionals...

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The Skevwickin Snorkelling Adventures Part 1!

As we are a ‘pot noodle’ family (Skevwickin is a mash up of all our surnames), Andrew and I have been able to enjoy some pretty special holidays over the years to places like Mexico, Croatia and Cape Verde while our children have been with their other parents. Andrew...

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What will happen to my son when I die?

As a new parent, the concept of death is about as far from your mind as it possibly could be. However, when your baby has a life limiting disability, the certainty of your own death is painfully ever present. This is my reality, as it is for a large number of parents...

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Our autism stories ~ where it all began

Autism is a funny thing. Not funny haha – well actually, sometimes its funny haha, but funny in a peculiar way in that there are some common aspects and yet every child with autism presents it slightly differently. If Autism was a song on the X factor, each child...

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Autism, Love & Life ~ An Interview with a Step-Dad

I was thinking today about the many ways that autism is both a welcome and annoying part of the family. I have written before about the reasons that autism is both magical and hard but its always been from my own perspective. For a change, I wanted to have someone...

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