It’s not every day you go to Disneyland Paris and seeing as we are travelling with a disabled child, thought it would be a nice idea to share our experience. Travel Day/Day 1 We got up at 5.45am and were in the car and outside Ashford International Station before 6.30am. We muddled through passport control, bag scanning and then the French border control (I think … Continue reading Disneyland Paris Trip Report – Travel Day/Day 1
We are are a fast moving family, thought it was time to share our monthly going’s on. From cinema trips, to first blog posts to camping trips to birthdays. Continue reading What Happened In July
It then dawned on me that it’s been 20 years since I left school. It got me thinking. What exactly have I learnt in my time away from compulsory education? We all think we know ‘shit’ as teenagers. We struct around acting like we know how the world works like we are going to have this perfect life while life likes to trip you up! With that in mind, I thought I’d share 20 things I’ve learnt since leaving school! Continue reading 20 Things I Have Learnt in the 20 Years Since Leaving School!
We are a family of four and this was our seventh year staying at Perran Sands, but the first time visiting in May Half-Term and the first time trying an adapted caravan. This is usually our annual summertime holiday in July, but this year we had squeezed in an overdue trip to Disneyland Paris! This is my review. Continue reading Perran Sands Review 2019
I am an unpaid carer who looks after my son who has additional needs, I am not alone in this as my husband is his main carer now. Being a carer full time, part time, occasionally puts great pressure on our lives as individuals, as a couple and as parents. I personally carry around a great deal of guilt, should I be at home more, should I be working more, should I be spending more time helping him with his needs, should I be attending every course, workshop and coffee morning just to feel like I’m not alone because the one thing I’ve learnt it’s lonely being a carer or a caring team. Continue reading So I’m a Carer…What Happened to Being Just a Mum?
You know how it is, you decide you want to be a stay at home mum, you want to work fewer hours, you want more flexibility within your working day but there is just nothing suitable or flexible enough or your employer already feels the strain. Continue reading Are Mum’s Being Forced into Minimum Wage Jobs?
Did you know that last year, @FamilyFund provided over 88,000 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK! We were one of those families. Continue reading How Family Fund has helped us and how they could help you!