The joy and heartbreak of having a child with speech delay

The moment your toddler recognises the McDonald’s sign, points at it and shouts ‘chip’. It’s probably not a moment that is high up most parents proud moments list. But for us it is! As a parent to a child with a speech and communication delay this is MASSIVE! That she can now…

When did I become a Mum who doesn’t like swimming?

When did I become a Mum who doesn’t like swimming? The thought of it makes me shiver, literally! I always thought I would want to take them, be fun and adventurous and the truth is I’m not. I hate getting splashed in the face, which is kind of inevitable when…

24hrs in Nice child free with a proposal

As a parent I love my children but I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who dreams of alone time? Maybe even more importantly, quality time for us as a couple. Well last weekend my dream came true when we spent 24hrs in Nice child free. It was the…