#LittleLoves – Catalogues, Christmas and Cardigans

Welcome to this weeks edition of #LittleLoves, apologies for the late post but my children have both been absent from school due to a random outbreak of gastroenteritis which seems to have bypassed my children thank god but has shut the school resulting in an unplanned family day rendering me exhausted.

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You can tell Christmas is coming when the Smyths catalogue lands on your mat. Not only do the kids both love looking through all the amazing toys in this catalogue but I too get a little giddy too! I can’t wait for Christmas this year, partly because the extension should be done and dusted by then but mainly because Christmas is just magic isn’t it?…

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Diagnosis Delivered

The Waiting Game

It’s been almost five and half years since I first suspected that our son may be on the spectrum.

Since then we have battled our way through endless appointments, travelled hundreds of miles and have spent what feels like forever waiting for a diagnosis.

It doesn’t seem right that diagnosing a child with any issue should take five years, whilst ASD may be a complex disorder it isn’t something which I myself see as particularly difficult in identifying. It is simply the lack of services that seems to cause the hold up and that is not just local but a national issue.…

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Perfectly Pretty With The Sue Ryder Pink Children’s Dressing Table

My daughter is a total Princess, she loves anything pink or girly. Whilst E is only three years of age, she already enjoys having her hair styled, nails painted and most recently dabbling with Mummy’s makeup.

Being the total Diva that she is, E would love her very own ‘dressing table’ at which she can sit and perfect being pretty. I was therefore over the moon when Sue Ryder offered us the opportunity to review one of their snazzy Pink Children’s Dressing Tables.

About Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder is a charity, originally named the Sue Ryder Foundation and more recently Sue Ryder Care.…

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#TuesdayTreasures 27/09/2016

Ahoy Matey! Welcome Aboard #TuesdayTreasures Welcome to this weeks #TuesdayTreasures blog linky share. #TuesdayTreasures is for bloggers from all walks of life, whether you are a parenting, lifestyle or any other type of blogger you are welcome to join in and to share your posts new and old. The Blog With The Booty Each week one post which has been added to the #TuesdayTreasures linky is selected by myself to share with you all. Whilst I love blogging and it isn't something that I do for any financial benefit, I do understand that for some blogging is an opportunity to make some moolah. Accidental Hipster Mum has created an excellent guide on how to 'Turn Your Blog Into A Moneymaker' which is both useful and informative for those wishing to transform their blog into a business. #TuesdayTreasures 27/09/2016 Accidental Hipster Mum is blogger, business student and Mother to two. She has a number of interests which continue to grow over time, her blog posts reflect this with a diverse range of topics and posts. I would like to thank Accidental Hipster Mum for her fantastic post and award her with the #TuesdayTreasures Trophy. Here is the code (see above) for your #TuesdayTreasures Trophy. I look forward to seeing your badge proudly on display somewhere on your fantastic blog. Avast Ye! (The Basics For Linking Up) The #TuesdayTreasures linky will be live from 5 am every Tuesday and will close at the end of the day on a Thursday. As with all linkys there are some rules and the full version of these can be found here. Basically, you can link up to a maximum of two posts, new or old. Please comment on the hosts posts and at least two other linked posts. If you can please finish your comments with #TuesdayTreasures that would be particularly helpful as it puts bloggers in the know as to how you found their posts. View Post

#LivingArrows – Beautiful In Black And White

Welcome to this weeks ‘not very colourful’ edition of #LivingArrows. I am not sure about you but I love old fashioned photos, some pictures are simply beautiful in black and white.

Life is colourful, chaotic and darn right crazy at times. I find that black and white images can simplify the subject matter and often bring more meaning and sentiment to the portrait.

My children are beautiful with or without colour, there is something so timeless about these two images, both of which I plan to print, frame and display in the house at some point soon.

My Boy – Beautiful In Black And White

My Perfect Princess

I love these two kids with my everything, they are my entire World and I am so very proud of how each of them are growing and becoming such amazing little people.…

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