children, family, step parenting

A guide to becoming a step parent and weekend parent.

Ok, I am by no means an expert on parenting and this is just my view but for anyone that is seeing someone with children, you might find my steps useful if you find this whole new experience a little daunting. Firstly: take you time to meeting your partners children. I met my step children… Continue reading A guide to becoming a step parent and weekend parent.

children, family

The blended family

Picture the scene; you come across a party of four, in a restaurant talking absolute bollocks and then hitting Brighton pier on the 2p machines, the four of them look like they are just double dating and enjoying the evening, for the most massive part you would be right but when you see these four,… Continue reading The blended family

family, step parenting

The different beats of parenting.

I see lots of blogs about motherhood to babies and toddlers but not many for teenagers and especially those for mums that don't live with their kids, how do you raise kids that don't live with you full time? How do you deal with different parenting styles to those of your ex partners? It's a… Continue reading The different beats of parenting.

family, step parenting

Becoming a step parent

Step parenting is not easy, you come into this ready made family who have bonds from before they were born and it's hard to try and find a place to 'fit in', these kids have known their parents their whole lives and the parents have loved that child or children since the pregnancy test showed… Continue reading Becoming a step parent

family, love, Uncategorized

The pin in the universe of life.

Do you ever live your life and think is that you? I see my life and sometimes when I'm out in the garden I look into our room and see what I've built the last few years and think how the fuck did I get here? Did I really want to be here? Is this… Continue reading The pin in the universe of life.

family, food

Fussy eaters…..

As a parent of two autistic children I know 'fussy' but I also know children who just refuse to eat something because they are plain fussy. The difference between autistic eaters and fussy eaters are: on the asd spectrum: textures, taste and if their foods are touching (yes I have one of those) and fussy… Continue reading Fussy eaters…..