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Sleepy Lotion And The Spectrum


Hello There!

As you know there’s been so much hype about the sleepy body lotion from Lush, so I thought I’d give it a go myself.

Why did I buy Sleepy lotion ?

It is my understanding that sleep problems are very common with those on the spectrum. Generally speaking my Little Nut is a good sleeper ,  when he finally falls asleep it’s usually for about 10-12 hours, so  what sleep issues do we have?

  •  I’ve mentioned previously about my Little Nut waking up with me on days I have work here, no matter how quiet I am he wakes up and doesn’t go back to sleep till I leave the house .
  • The biggest problem is the process of actually getting him into bed and off to sleep in the first place. It takes forever ! He climbs in and out of bed several times, he has like a sudden of rush of energy and becomes restless , spins around in circles, has to tug on my hair and a lot of pressure hugging is required.

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What Happened To The Mystery In Gift-Giving?

There is such beauty in gift-giving and reward too. That priceless look of joy on the recipients face it’s both beautiful and rewarding.

I had a huge smile on my face when I received my mystery box from Modeststrove London. Okay, I knew I was going to receive the mystery box. But I didn’t know the content of the box till it arrived. Continue reading “What Happened To The Mystery In Gift-Giving?”

Motherhood

Autism Spectrum Timeline & Diagnosis

After my recent blog post in search of mothers that can relate. I’ve made some amazing connections with mums that have children who are also on the spectrum. Today I will be sharing our autism timeline , it’s a question I’ve been asked a lot lately by health professionals and friends.

Please note this is my sons timeline only , upon speaking to other parents the waiting times and assessment types will differ. I have uploaded this post hoping that someone , somewhere will find it helpful. Continue reading “Autism Spectrum Timeline & Diagnosis”

Motherhood

Return To Work Part 2


I was inspired to write this post after receiving the signature tote from Hijabi Mama Treats. It shows an image of a Muslim woman holding a briefcase in one hand and a baby in the other. I stand by the message being portrayed by the designer.

“Mothers are strong , can raise children and work. We can do anything “.

On that note , its been over 2 years since I returned to work after a year long mat leave. You can read about my transition back to work here.

So 2 years later, how am I finding it…? Continue reading “Return To Work Part 2”

Life After Birth Submission, Uncategorized

Life After Birth Project Submission| Sophia Evans

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               Sophia Evans

   Tidy Cleaners London

“I somehow managed to keep my business running and raise a beautiful boy all by myself.”

You know how all mothers say ‘Becoming a mother changed me for the better’, etc., right? I used to laugh at such people – all the clichés were a little too much for my taste. But then I had a baby myself and I started using the expressions I used to laugh at. Becoming a mother does change you for the better. Not only that, it changes the people around you, it changes the way you see the world, and, most of all, it makes you a stronger person.

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DIY: GALLERY WALL -USING PRINTS FROM INKSPIRATION KRAFT


l have noticed a lot of contemporary prints and wall art on Instagram lately. It’s a great way to literally surround yourself with positivity. So when Inkspiration Kraft sent me a selection of their faith based prints , I had to make my own gallery wall. Inspiration Kraft is an Etsy shop which create personalised gifts including shadow boxes , nursery prints and wall art. Continue reading “DIY: GALLERY WALL -USING PRINTS FROM INKSPIRATION KRAFT”

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Interview:Fashion And Beauty Blogger

Meet fashion and beauty blogger Pinky Sultana. She shares makeup, hijab and even cooking tutorials. New to the vlogging world, Pinky has over 3000 subscribers with her most popular video receiving over 11,000 views. I recently discovered Pinky’s vlogs through her Instagram page and even picked up a new hijab style! I couldn’t wait to ask Pinky a few questions about her work. Continue reading “Interview:Fashion And Beauty Blogger”

Motherhood

Seeking Mothers Who Can Relate


I broke down in tears this morning and turned to my brother and friend.

I said –

 “I don’t fit in with the other mums anymore, I can’t relate to them'”.

They both told me –

” Connect with new mums , mums that can relate to you ‘

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WordUnited Flashcards Review

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Najma Turkey Wraps


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