What is intrinsic motivation?

| Family

Intrinsic motivation

I have followed Alice and Living with a Jude for a while now. I love the her honesty and humour while she tells the story of living with her young family including her son Jude who has autism. When Alice said she would like to guest post I gave her free reign of any topic […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #3

| Diary

Ordinary moments Lucas reaching up to black handle on white wardrobe with floral wallpaper in the background and grey carpet

  We’ve recently redecorated the bedroom and got new furniture. Lucas has been enjoying investigating it. I have a bedside cabinet which I envisaged my hand cream in and maybe my book, I’m not sure but I was thinking of it as Mummy space. Before I got chance to move my stuff back into the […] Read more…

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Happy days #7

| Diary

Happy days lucas smiling with chocolate all round his mouth and a chocolate twist broken up in front of him

If you haven’t seen a happy days post before, it is where I focus on the good things that have happened throughout the week instead of getting bogged down by negativity.  This week has been my brothers birthday so we met up at my parents house for a family fried chicken and catch up evening. […] Read more…

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Win 25 personalised tshirts

| Competitions, Fashion

Win 25 personalised tshirts

Do you have a stag or hen weekend coming up, or your group of friends are going to a festival this summer. Maybe your team needs new training tops? No matter what the reason is, you can win 25 t-shirts personalised thanks to The Embroidered & Printed Clothing Company. The Embroidered & Printed Clothing Company […] Read more…

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Colourful accessories for the bedroom

| Home & Garden

Colourful accessories

This year I am on a mission to redecorate the whole house, well at least I was until my hours were cut at work. Now I think it will have to wait. Before that happened though I decorated our bedroom, in fact as I type this my Uncle is upstairs, very kindly putting my furniture together. […] Read more…

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Living Arrows #4

| Diary

Living arrows, Lucas concentrating looking down at the table with a bowl of sugar sachets whilst his friend has her back to us

Living Arrows is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”     Lucas and I met up with one of my friends on Friday. We have always lived near to eachother but became […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #2

| Diary

Ordinary moments lucas side on smiling whilst holding a toasted tea cake

  Lucas and I went to a local garden centre with my Grandma this week. Every so often, they send me and my Grandma £1 vouchers to spend there. We are suckers for vouchers. It is a good ploy to get us there to spend money as it works every time. As it turns out […] Read more…

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