Can you be Green and Still Get The Clothes Clean? – Taking the #EcoverLaundry Challenge

Of all the household chores, the laundry is the one I actually enjoy. The state of my laundry boxes reflects how 'on top of things' I am, and I get really stressed if it starts to mount up to the extent where I made keeping on top of the laundry my New Year's Resolution this… Continue reading Can you be Green and Still Get The Clothes Clean? – Taking the #EcoverLaundry Challenge

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On the Wonder Of Apples and a Jazz Apple Slicer Giveaway

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about iconic prizes in comping, one of which is the famous Jazz Apple Slicer, which is one that had eluded me up to now. I tweeted the post to the promoters, including @JazzAppleUK and they got in touch to thank me and to offer me a Jazz Apple Slicer of… Continue reading On the Wonder Of Apples and a Jazz Apple Slicer Giveaway

The Worry Box- An Update: Calming Strategies For Anxious Kids

A few weeks ago we made a Worry Box as suggested by the Occupational Therapist we recently saw. You can read about how we set it up here. Interestingly enough one of the things, the boy has added to the box is an illustration of how he feels, which explains why he needs the worry box.… Continue reading The Worry Box- An Update: Calming Strategies For Anxious Kids

Back to School Organisational Aids: Supporting Independence and Organisational Skills

My eldest, who is autistic, starts Junior School this week and prepations have already been underway for a few weeks. Getting back into the routines of school is a bit of a challenge for any child after six weeks of chilling, later mornings and a generally more relaxed pace of life. The boy finds the… Continue reading Back to School Organisational Aids: Supporting Independence and Organisational Skills

Upping My Comping Game For a Bumper Harvest of Prizes

July and August have been a bit slow on the prize front because I've not had as much time to comp with being away and just generally being busy with the kids, especially with the two little ones taking ages to settle in the evenings. I'm going to pull my finger out now September is… Continue reading Upping My Comping Game For a Bumper Harvest of Prizes