Perhaps you could take five minutes to read below and think about it, in the context of your life and the decisions of your Governments. Many of our grandparents fought and died in the Second World War, afterwards everyone agreed this - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - no more commentary needed. Article 1. All … Continue reading Have you ever read this? It’s compelling.
Written for World Autism Awareness Week: this is my equivalent of the shaved head, raffle or sponsored slim. If it touches you at all, please click here to make a donation to the National Autistic Society or at least, share as widely as you can so we can hopefully tap into some rich people... Pause Accidents will happen (even in … Continue reading Pause: an alphabetical proverbial poem about adulting and parenting
Sometimes days are just perfect for no reason other than you are 100% living them. Warm soft sand, warm soft breeze, warm soft family, warm soft arms, warm soft words... ...rather belatedly via Photo Challenge: Relax PS - the original high-resolution files for these images are lost, it serves as a reminder to relax, live … Continue reading Photo Challenge: Relax
Words can inflame situations and words can burn and scar. So often I hear parents ruining an amazing learning moment with thoughtless words, leaving the child scorched, smarting in pain and with nothing salvageable left from their experience. Mum! I made a boat that floated all the way across the puddle and... Junior, why are your … Continue reading Scorched: parenting and learning
A woman on the other side of the world who I don't know has just had confirmation that she is dying and my heart has been ripped out of my chest. I had to hide in the bathroom, press my face on the cold tiles and fight back tears. I don't even know why I … Continue reading The Power of Words
Let's ignore the US election for a bit. So... erm... it's nearly my birthday! I'm not sure what I want other than I want something big and not useful or for the house, something that reflects my new "self-care" focus. I'm thinking dramatic, I'm thinking irrational, I'm thinking eye-roll stupid, I'm sort of thinking I'd like another … Continue reading McFwuffy and The RatBag