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!
What is Legoland Windsor? Now, if you are from the UK. Most of us have at least heard of Legoland Windsor. It is a Merlin Attractions owned theme park in the Berkshire countryside, within an hours drive of London (traffic permitting). It is influenced by Lego and is ideal for children under the age of 13. Rides range from pre-school to primary school. If you … Continue reading Navigating Legoland Windsor with a Special Needs Child
*All opinions are my own, I have not been sponsored, paid or gifted any items in respect of my views and opinions.* So it’s been three months! Three long months of counting calories, watching every little crumb and I’ve pretty much lost 5lbs. Okay, can’t complain an awful lot as lost but still! Unfortunately, I like to see results! Getting on those scales, I want … Continue reading My Weight Loss Battle Update 1
I came across an article recently where a parent/Mum spoke about her constant juggle with her home and work life balance. It got me thinking about my own work/life juggle. If you would like to check out the article written by Tania Tirraoro please check it out here at Special Needs Jungle. I’m not going to lie, I wanted a career! It was important to … Continue reading Juggling Work with a Special Needs Child
I’m now officially in my mid to late ’30s. I was struck to realise that I have been left school for 20 years this year! I was born in the ’80s but grew up in the ’90s. My parents divorced in the part of the ’90s which saw my ‘homemaker’ Mum suddenly find herself a single parent, with bills, two children under 10 and no … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Flexible Working
On Tuesday 26th March 2019 it was Purple Day! For those of you who are unaware of what ‘Purple Day’ is, it is the international day for epilepsy. It is a day where people around the world come together to raise awareness of the condition and make a difference to those affected by epilepsy. Finding out you have epilepsy is scary at any age. Finding … Continue reading What I Learnt Having a Son with Epilepsy