My Wild Ones – Days out with SPD take a bit of managing.

Matthew has a mild form of Sensory Processing Disorder. It causes him issues with sensitivity to noise, new environments, crowds, busy places, and places he is not sure he feels comfortable in. This can make planning a day out with him, that little bit more challenging. I tend to avoid going to places we haven’t […]

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Just a boy…

We are incredibly lucky to live near a rather lovely spot that could almost be countryside, smack bang in the middle of suburban life. It’s a spot we love to visit, and has the added bonus of having some cows in residence during the summer months. Instead of jumping on the bus to go shopping […]

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My Wild Ones – Every puddle must be jumped in…

I have a six year old boy, who loves jumping in puddles. Any kind of puddle. It can be a small one or a big one. He doesn’t care. He loves it. I can’t say I blame him. I love puddles too, and have been known to jump in one, occasionally when I don’t think […]

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My Wild Ones – elusive badgers…

So most weeks you’ll find us tramping about our local copse, a rather wild but pretty bit of land near our house that is known to be an area where there are badger sets. We are usually there to collect bramble leaves for the stickinsects (The children stand at a safe distance while I go […]

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My Wild Ones – Rambling in the brambles…

We have a little boy who likes animals. Our current menagerie include a hamster, a giant snail and now some stickinsects called Twig and Sticky (original, I know!) The stickinsects like fresh leaves. Bramble leaves to be precise. This means that three times a week you will find me rambling about our local copse, armed […]

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