Category: Being Mum

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...

Getting Things Done …. with Evernote

This past three weeks has been very strange for me, I have actually had to stay home.  My children have had a full round of sickness bugs and then just one day after returning to school, we then received a full quota of chicken pox.  So I have had to...

What made you smile today?

I’m on cloud 9 this evening. In January I agreed to become a collaborator on a very successful blog. Today, the creator of the blog has given me my first Linkedin recommendation. It reads as follows: I asked Debs to join me at Special Needs Jungle at the beginning of...

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...

Silent Sunday – it really is

How lovely is an unexpected break? Our plan for today was drive to my in-laws and then all visit the Enfield Car Pageant but on arrival, my father-in-law and hubby decided that looking at old cars was a man thing. So, I am sat in my in-laws’ garden, in the...

Is that sunshine I see?

Today has been a very unproductive day – mostly due to the fact that I actually went out last night and drank alcohol.  Forgetting that I don’t this often, I also decided that “shots” were a good idea. Being so out of practice at the drinking thing, I have seriously...