It's the school Easter holidays and at Edward's marvellous school they run holiday clubs, so I've booked him into them for three days. So, on the Monday we dropped Edward off and decided that we would have a Mummy and Matthew day. I do feel that this is a particularly important thing to do. I… Continue reading Why a day out with the sibling of a square peg is really important.
Today I am delighted to feature my gorgeous Mummy blogger buddy Three Baby Kisses for a guest blog post. Now she is no ordinary Mummy but a Mummy of a super female. If this you can relate to this story or you know someone who is affected by this condition then check out the rest… Continue reading Mummy of a Super Female
On Tuesday 2nd April we were very lucky to be invited to the press night for the production 'Kite' in the Drum Theatre of the Theatre Royal Plymouth, performed by 'The Wrong Crowd' Theatre company. We picked up our tickets at 6.30 pm and went straight into the theatre. In hindsight we should have waited… Continue reading Our Square Peg goes to Theatre Royal, Plymouth.
I am really lucky to have an amazing bunch of Mummy friends. So much so that we try to arrange some days out for just us. We have recently had a day trip to Bath (actually to celebrate Emma's birthday) and it got me thinking just how valuable and important these days are. Yes we… Continue reading 5 Reasons why a Mummies Day Out is vital to your wellbeing.
So Saturday is here, it's my favourite day because I haven't got to go to work......but I do have to look after my two boys aged 8 and 5. Daddy works Friday nights so he needs to sleep on Saturday so that leaves me to entertain them. In a previous post about the school holidays… Continue reading We survived a weekend of mayhem with our Square Peg!
I would love to have a two way conversation with Edward. This is an example of a typical one..... Me "Edward, did you have a good day at school?' Edward *says nothing and stares straight ahead... Me "Edward, did you do counting at school today?" Edward *says nothing and stares straight ahead.... Me "Edward, do… Continue reading How I long for a conversation with my Square Peg!
This book is fab. I so enjoyed reading it. It was one of those stories that kept you intrigued and when you weren't sitting down reading it you were thinking about the story and the characters. If I was out doing my weekly shop or putting the laundry away I was thinking about Chloe and… Continue reading Reader, I married Me by Sophie Tanner – Book Review
We are very fortunate to have been gifted some Playfoam from Learning Resources UK to review. They kindly sent us two types, the ordinary Playfoam and the glow in the dark Playfoam. Just by looking at the unopened packet you have an overwhelming urge to start squishing it. The colours, the feel, the squishableness (is… Continue reading Our Square Peg loves…..Playfoam!!
*WARNING* This post talks about wee and poo...no pictures though. Those with a queasy disposition or just eaten then scroll on past.... Edward has turned into a bit of a potty training nightmare and we are getting advice from the continence team. I've always been a believer in not pushing toilet training too young and… Continue reading Why is my square peg nearly 6 and still in nappies?
Any parents of autism know that the school holidays can be a major challenge, square pegs struggle to cope without the familiar routine of school and this can lead to more meltdowns. So here's our story of this February half term with our square peg. Please like and share, particularly if it resonates with you… Continue reading Ways to cope with a square peg in the school holidays.