Five Acts of Self Care

We're experiencing a frustrating time just now over The Boy Child's high school placement.  What should have been a simple process has morphed into hours spent calling and emailing the so-called educational professionals in the search of a concrete answer.  And right in the middle of it, The Brainy One reminded me of something important … Continue reading Five Acts of Self Care

Month in Numbers | April 2018

Blimey, that first quarter of 2018 has whizzed by!  Let's see if April lived up to its promise of awesomeness: We were fortunate to spend 5 nights in Washington, DC.  I sent a total of 2 postcards (What?!  I'm suffering from postcard writing fatigue, obviously) and took 341 photos in the process. A highest Daily … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2018

Autism and the Everyday #11

There are some things about autism that are hard to live with.  It’s all relative, because, let’s be honest, autism is hard to live with.  Full stop. Let’s talk managing a different routine.  We pretty much have the term-time, Monday to Friday routine off pat (but transition to secondary school is looming and I'm anticipating … Continue reading Autism and the Everyday #11

Month in Numbers | February 2018

February flew by, short month that it was.  Let's take a look at how it turned out:I met with friends twice for coffee and a chat. 20,117 was my highest daily step count. 14 pancakes were made, tossed and consumed on Shrove Tuesday. 180 lengths were swum by me.  Visits were hampered by half-term and … Continue reading Month in Numbers | February 2018

December Daily | Days 6-10

Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year!  Let's take a look at how days 6-10 turned out: Day 6: The Year 6 Carol Service at school.  Always a delight.  Mostly.A journaling card, a few embellishments and a photo of the church after the service was all that was needed. Day 7: The arrival of The Boy … Continue reading December Daily | Days 6-10

ScrapAGoGo

Having just signed up for a weekend residential crop next June (with my best pal; an added bonus), it's time to share a few layouts created over the last week or so. ~ This one just needs a spot of journaling ~ With half-term beginning later today, there'll be almost no time next week to play with … Continue reading ScrapAGoGo

My Life in Three Books

It dawned on me recently that my top three favourite books are my top three for a reason.  Sure, they're brilliantly written and one definitely counts as a modern classic, but the real reason I love them is because parts of my life are in them.  I know that sounds a wee bit fanciful, but let me … Continue reading My Life in Three Books