Category: Chaos in Kent

6 easy steps to help you achieve your goals

As Christmas disappears, the New Year beckons and most of us will be thinking about the goals we wish to achieve next year. Like many of us, I am going with the old favourite – lose weight/get fit.  So what can I do differently this year because, let’s be honest,...

A pile of personal development books

Becoming a happy grown up – how did that happen?

I go through phases with reading material and have often escaped in a good crime thriller- this was based on the premise that no matter how bad things got in my life, at least I wasn’t being hunted by a serial killer (or at least not to my knowledge).  ...

Communication matters…

I am really thrilled to be the guest blog on Helen Sanderson Associates site this month. Helen asked me what co-production meant to me…… Here is my response What co-production means to me Take the time to look around Helen’s site – one page profiles are a new passion of...

August Challenge … be careful what you ask for

Yesterday I declared my intention to set a challenge for August.  I mentioned that some people do 30 day squat challenges and asked “Who would want to do that?”. What I actually meant was “who in their right mind would want to do that” but no, my gorgeous friend misread...

August challenge

So, here we are. 31 July – only 21 weeks to Christmas (stop swearing, you will thank me for the heads up, I promise). July has been a month of true Chaos here. We started with a stomach bug, initially my youngest, followed by his sister (which meant her missing...

Bank Holidays and Motorways

Why did I think driving 300 miles on a Bank Holiday would be a good idea?  Why did I think Bank Holidays and Motorways would ever be a good combination? My day started badly when I was setting up the kids DVD players in the car and managed to lock...

101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Aspergers and Sensory Processing Disorders

This book was a Christmas gift from my in-laws (along with Downton Abbey boxset and Clarins skin products – spoiled I know). As I’m sure you all know, there are so many books out there and some of them very very expensive. You’re never sure if it is worth buying...