Finding calm in the chaos

Diagnosis

The Days After The Diagnosis

So much is written about how to get a diagnosis; what the criteria is for a diagnosis and what to do when you don’t get one but little is written about how it feels to get the diagnosis. As a family, we’ve collected many a variety of diagnosis along our travels....

Setting up my Bullet Journal

Setting Up my Bullet Journal for February

February is here, already?  How did January fly by so quickly?  It really doesn’t feel like a month ago since we were singing Auld Lang Syne and I was promising myself, as I was setting up my Bullet Journals for 2016, that this year would be my year. For some of us,...

blindfold challenge

Blindfold Challenge – the challenges

I wanted to share with you some of the videos of our Blindfold Challenge – the challenges in the Chaotic Kent household. J’s Dad tries to make toast and butter it. J’s sister tries to feed the dog J’s fab PA tries to make a ham sandwich It really made...

Lists

Lists, Bullet Journal and Autism

As you will all know, I love my lists and most of these exist in my lovely Bullet Journal. I have lists for everything, including a list of my lists (yes, seriously). Monthly brain dump – to do Weekly list – to do Daily list – to do Goals Habits...

To eat the cake or not eat the cake

“Eat the cake.  Don’t eat the cake” – do you have voices in your head or is it just me? I doubt it is just me. Do you have conversations with yourself?  I don’t mean frightening conversations.  I mean conversations where you try to justify behaviour or talk yourself into...

Achieve goals

Achieve your goals this year in six simple steps

As Christmas disappears, most of us will be thinking about how we can achieve your goals this 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, I didn’t mange this last...

Miracle Morning

Miracle Morning or Major Mayhem

I have recently discovered yet another dippy hippy activity – my husband’s words, not mine.  I am talking about Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning. Now the idea behind this is to raise early and to carry out six activities before you start your day. The morning starts with SAVERS  (an acronym to...

Saying Goodby to 2015

Saying Goodbye to some friends in 2016

2015 has been a really good year for me.  I have sat today and wrote down all I am proud of, all that has gone well for me and also who has nurtured and supported me throughout the year and finally what I am going to let go of in...

Family Agreement

Our Family Agreement

As a mum, along with the million other hats I wear, I rarely get time to just chill and do nothing. In Summer, we’re fortunate enough to live quite near the beach so I will drive down there and recharge my batteries when the kids are at school but during...