Why, for us, there is No Magic Wand!
When I first thought about writing a blog and setting up my own website, one important thing for me was, what to name it? I brain stormed several ideas including “living with childhood mental health”… View Post

The Impact of SEND VCB
Following on from my ‘SEND VCB: What is looks like for us‘ I thought it would be useful to talk a little bit about the actual impact of SEND VCB. VCB not only affects the… View Post

SEND VCB: What this looks like for us
If you haven’t come across or heard of SEND VCB before, it’s an acronym for ‘Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Violent and Challenging Behaviour’. There are sadly many families with children who have a neurodevelopmental… View Post

Surviving Birthdays!
So we are less than a week away from her 11th birthday however my daughter has, in the usual manner, been in full planning mode for several weeks already! Any ‘special occasion’ is met with… View Post

Going on holiday!
So having been surprised, in January this year, by my best friend’s husband, funnily enough on my best friend’s birthday, that they were taking both myself and my youngest away, in what was only going… View Post