“Tooth hurts”. These words send a shiver down my spine. I don’t like going to the dentist – being Scottish and brought up on a diet of candy and a regime lacking fluoride, I have reasons to dislike going. I also have more crowns that the British royal family.  My youngest isn’t particularly fond ofContinue reading “Dentist”

Back to school…..again: a guest blog from our friends at MindNest

It’s back to school time again, and for the second year in a row, the world is far from normal. This can be a challenging transition for any child in any year, but especially more so for those with an autistic child in the family. With that in mind, we reached out to the teamContinue reading “Back to school…..again: a guest blog from our friends at MindNest”


Before having our children, I thought eloping was running off to get marriedwithout the trappings of conventional marriage; in Scotland, where I amfrom, couples would travel to Gretna Green to get married.  In the 18 thcentury it became a haven for young lovers following the 1754 MarriageAct; if you were under 21, you were forbiddenContinue reading “Escape”