Why am I fearful?

  Over the summer holidays, Jude became more and more willing to go out and about as a family. He even came clothes shopping with us one day which for the past several months is …

Back to school!

  Back to school! Well…so far, only one of mine has gone back to school but it’s a start I guess. Elsa and Emmeline go back Thursday. Jude’s school just had a month off for …

Summer holiday lessons so far…

Usual apologies for not writing for so long…I write all day (and night) for work so it’s hard to find the time each week to do anything of worth for Living with a Jude. Believe …

Best ever chocolate cake recipe

  I’ve been a pretty crap blogger recently. Work has taken over my life and I feel like I’m neglecting my gorgeous little blog a bit too much.   SO, as a treat, I’m going …

New habit and stimming

I know that habits and Jude’s stimming are both something I’ve mentioned before – remember Jude’s lining up?   Well, this last week I’ve noticed a new habit forming and it’s made me wonder what …

Top tips for a successful kids party

  Let’s be honest, preparing for a children’s party at home can be overwhelming, particularly if it’s not just the children you have to entertain. With so much to remember, worries about the mess and …

Ibiza Dreaming…

I promise this is the last time I bang on about our holiday. Be grateful we only go away once a year! So we’re home again. Back to normal. Only with three extra tons of …

The benefits of music for autism

  I’ve mentioned many a time how much Jude loves music. Before he could talk, he would hum nursery rhymes. I’ll never forget that first time myself and my mum heard him hum Twinkle Twinkle …

New recycled shoes by Funky Kalakar

  I’m such a lucky girl. Because of my love of all things recycled and eco friendly, I was sent these fantastic Kalie SneakONS shoes by Funky Kalakar. They are super comfy and cover off …