Posts Tagged “family”

Expressing herself through drawing

By | June 11, 2013

As regular readers of my blog will know, there are a few things that are very important to D (my 9 year old daughter with autism): (That’s her in the picture with T, her brother who is also diagnosed on the spectrum) I’d say her priorities are: Bunny – her anxiety soother, her little companion […]

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Finding its place – #MagicMoments

By | June 10, 2013

It’s Monday and time to share another Magic Moment. Jaime at is having a well-deserved holiday this week so Vicky at vevivos.comis this week’s host. Here’s this week’s moment: For two years there have been some painted purple shed panels in my back garden. Panels that were carefully painted and should have been put […]

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“Hello…I love you…” #MagicMoments

By | June 3, 2013

Ooh, it’s Monday after a loong half term and time to link up for another Magic Moment. My one this week is very recent, happening last Monday. It’s made me think “awwwww” every time I remember it and it’s about my little man, T. T, for those new to my blog, has high-functioning autism. He […]

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Happy Anniversary Mr Bluecrisps

By | May 30, 2013

Today’s #Prose4T is dedicated to Mr Bluecrisps aka Hubbie. It’s our wedding anniversary today, we went out on our first date 13 years ago today and married two years later – on the same day. Happy Anniversary Haven’t the last 11 (or 13!) years flown by? You’ve made me laugh, you’ve made me cry. We […]

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Running Up and Down That Hill!

By | May 29, 2013

I’m linking today’s post in with the Active Family Challenge at because although we haven’t been splashing, we’ve certainly been active. It was a gorgeous – but windy – day on Monday and we decided to take a picnic to the park nearby (well, twenty minutes walk away). D had a new scooter to […]

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#MagicMoments – Adding to his trophy collection

By | May 27, 2013

The last week has whizzed by, it’s Monday and I’m linking up with Jaime at for #MagicMoments. My Magic Moment to share this week is when T, my football-loving little man, won a divisional championship trophy with his team. He plays every week in an under 10’s local team. Here he is, looking very, […]

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Family Days Out offers with

By | May 24, 2013

Another Bank Holiday and half term break is looming and, like many parents, I’m thinking where and how to amuse the children next week. An important aspect, in this current economic climate, is cost and this is why I was pleased to receive this information from which contains details of money saving offers for […]

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Blogging and personal boundaries

By | May 17, 2013

Sometimes I feel constricted by my blog. At other times I’ve grateful for it. I’ve chosen to blog relatively anonymously for my children. I include pictures to demonstrate that autism cannot be seen, one of my first and favourite posts is The Camera DOES lie, it demonstrates that point effectively (even though I say so […]

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Pettiness amongst proudness

By | May 15, 2013

As regular readers will know, last night the family attended a presentation evening hosted by the East Berkshire Football League, in honour of the season just ended. It was a busy, packed room – as you can imagine – with 7 divisions in the Under 10’s age group to be honoured, Champions, Runners Up and […]

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In the grand scheme of things….

By | April 26, 2013

With everyone that’s gone on this week, it’s quite insignificant really…a blocked washing machine filter isn’t it? Let me see..there was T’s diagnosis on Tuesday, the confirmation that we have two children on the autistic spectrum – one severe, one high functioning – and then yesterday, an afternoon where D was poked, prodded, blood tested […]

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