What is Hyperlexia?

I have mentioned a few times before that Aidan has hyperlexia and every time I get asked ‘what’s that?’. To be honest, I had never heard of it either until our speech therapist mentioned it. Have you heard of dyslexia? Well it looks like hyperlexia it is the neurological opposite of that. Instead of struggling with words and letters, hyperlexic kids…

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This Time Last Year…

‘This time last year…’ is a phrase people often use. ‘This time last year we were on holidays’. ‘This time last year we bought a new car’. ‘This time last year was that hurricane that moved trampolines’. Well, for us this time last year was a weekend we will never forget. It is the one where our lives changed forever…

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Aluminium Foil? | Cleaning Hack

I have made no secret of the fact that I kind of love cleaning (yes I’m weird.) Having two boys who are part wildebeest means that I come up against all sorts of messes. 9 times out of 10 it’s nothing an all-purpose cleaner and a cloth can’t tackle. However, the other day I decided to let Aidan paint –…

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Weekly Schedule – Special Needs Parents

I remember when Aidan was younger thinking ‘is this it?’ like I would hear parents talking about constantly being in the car and running from one place to another transporting their kids. Now, admittedly they probably had older kids doing after school activities but within a few months I was regretting ever saying anything. The minute you become a special…

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New to Netflix in October

Ok admittedly this is a little bit late being that it’s halfway through October but you know better late than never. Well easily the most anticipated return is coming at the end of this month. Stranger Things season 2 is back on October 27th!! I think everyone and their mother is excited to see what is going to happen Will…

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A New Beginning… Life with Hyperlexia

Hello, it’s me – that girl that blogged about 2 years ago before the spawn of Satan entered my life. Just kidding! But having two young boys – one with special needs and another with the energy of an entire football team, no sleep required – life became consumed with therapy appointments, cleaning and kissing bumped knees. Now that Aidan…

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