Happy Days #8

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Sea stars Blackpool sea life centre

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.   We went to visit my parents at their garden centre last weekend and stayed for lunch. Lucas loves visiting them there as he […] Read more…

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How to plan the perfect party

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  It’s soon going to be Lucas’ birthday, I can’t believe it has been nearly a year since his first birthday and Christening. It’s also D’s 40th and my brothers 30th next year so we have lots to plan. Make an invitation list Keep everything party related in one place Decide on a budget Decide […] Read more…

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Living arrows #5

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Living arrows

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” We visited my Mum and Dad at work on Saturday. Lucas loves going there, he leaves me after surveying who is around and […] Read more…

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What is intrinsic motivation?

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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

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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

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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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