Our Christmas visit to the cathedral & making memories with Lego.

J hasn’t quite found his Christmas spirit yet. This is the first year he’s been old enough to really be aware of what it really is. He’s struggled with the changes such as decorations. It’s take most of December to be able to cope with two sets of lights and some decorations hung on the…

Surviving The Christmas Fayre 🎄

Today we went to see Grandma and have a look around the Christmas Fayre. I always love this day as it’s the start of the Christmassy feelings. The music, colours, lights and food are enough to get me feeling like a little girl again.  It’s a BIG fayre and takes over pretty much the whole…

Tips for surviving fireworks with a child with Autism…

Last year J was having nothing to do with the whole fireworks celebrations. We had to leave last years display after a few minutes as J was really struggling. Back then we didn’t know J had Autism (although I had an inkling) so I just thought he didn’t like it in general.  This year I…

Milkshake Live: The Magic Story…

Milkshake TV has been in our lives for a loooooong time. When J was little(r) and would be awake at 6am I would bring him in bed with me, put on Channel 5 and snooze a bit longer.  Current favourites are: Blaze and the Monsters Machines, Fireman Sam, Whispa and Paw Patrol. However, his most…

Surviving the cinema with a toddler…Cars 3

J is obsessed with cars. Well actually all types of vehicles. If it has wheels then he is happy. He has always loved the Car movies and either the first or second film is often on in the background. So when the adverts for Cars 3 came on the tv, J would get upset that…

Out and About: Soft play for £2!!! Review of Planet Laser.

PLEASE NOTE: Planet Laser has now removed their soft play equipment, however it is still a lot of fun. We playing mini bowling, ride on horses (50p a go) and play on the penny machines so well worth a visit. Today we went for a play date with my bff and her gorgeous little boy…

A day out for £2 in Suffolk…

As those who have read my previous ‘out and about’ blog posts I always aim to live on budget. Having children isn’t cheap…having a child with additional needs can add to day to day costs (I won’t tell you how much J’s PECS resources cost, you may pass out). So if I can save a…

Jumppin’ Jacks Playhouse…Suffolk

Today we went to visit family and decided that with the weather being a bit unpredictable (depending on which app you used) that we would choose an ‘indoor meet up’. So we decided to try Jumppin Jacks Funhouse, Mildenhall. It was tricky to find as it’s hidden away on an industrial estate but we got…

Happy Fathers Day…an interview with the man who gave me J x

Happy Fathers Day! Whether you celebrate the day with the father of your child, step father, grandfather, great grandfather…or whoever is your child’s male role model, I hope you are having a lovely day. J’s Daddy is having a lie in this morning and J and I are preparing his presents and card. This year…