Been and gone.

Christmas Day has come and gone and I am so relieved. Relieved that it is over. I used to love Christmas, but now it fills me with dread. I worry how I can please everyone whilst keeping my girl happy. I worry how family and friends will perceive her behaviour. I worry about the gifts…… Continue reading Been and gone.

Keep it simple.

School has finished for the holidays but I don’t feel one bit Christmassy. These past few weeks have been so busy that time has just flown. My poor husband being poorly, and then my girl falling badly and dislocating her kneecap, has meant that all my attention has been focused on them. Poor Christmas has…… Continue reading Keep it simple.

Dear Visitors at Christmas.

Dear Visitors at Christmas, Dont be suprised if my house is a mess, The floor is all dirty, children not dressed I can’t do the hoovering, it is too loud, There’s already too much noise around, We don’t sing the carols or turn on the lights, We have to do, what for us, feels right.…… Continue reading Dear Visitors at Christmas.

Minecraft….and Pokémon at Christmas!

This year I wonder if it would be easier for me, To load up a world and make a Minecraft Christmas tree, With glowstone for lights and spiderweb tinsel, And spawn creepers and villagers with which to mingle. To make presents with wool blocks in a biome with snow, To make them all colourful and…… Continue reading Minecraft….and Pokémon at Christmas!

An Elf took a stroll…

Life is a bit stressful at the moment so sharing a story I wrote a few years ago. It is loosely based around the Gruffalo and aims to raise Autism Awareness. Please share. 😁🎅 An elf took a stroll through a Christmassy wood, The elf saw a child and stopped where it stood, “What are…… Continue reading An Elf took a stroll…

So proud.

So proud. So exhausted… ….but more proud! 3 nights of next to no sleep. Huge meltdowns. Stimming. Repeating the same thing over and over. Anxiety, huge anxiety. But…. …..she did it!! Tonight was the school xmas fayre. Being in the last year of primary meant the children were given more responsibility. They were given their…… Continue reading So proud.

Christmas joy.

Not many things render me speechless, but this little picture did. I just love how my girl has captured the magic of Christmas, and how our little Domino is featured. Our little puppy has captured her heart in ways I had never thought possible. I have felt miserable this week. We saw our Paediatrician this…… Continue reading Christmas joy.