A day in the life of an ASD family

Lauren is a 28 year old married mum of two originally from South Shields now a resident of Northern Ireland, blogging about family life, autism, fashion, days out and much more. Lover of writing, reading, photography, cats & sugar skulls!

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Having a child with Autistic Spectrum Disorder often means a lot of careful planning and scheduling goes in to the day. Despite this, you have to be ready for anything, as you really never know when something might change and send everything off balance. read more

Mummy in the City visits Learning Resources at Toy Fair 2016

Mummy in the City is written by Tine Farstad, a London mum mostly running around in Chelsea, Fulham, South Kensington and Battersea with her daughter, who is starting school this year, and a seven month old son.  Her blog focuses on life with young children in South West London, and covers topics such as London kids classes, London family attractions and services, London restaurants, London with baby, pregnancy, parenting, child development, family travel, children’s fashion and more.

“Last year I started feeling the pressure of providing more educational toys at home for our preschooler, and I suddenly found myself regularly browsing toys by Learning Resources. At first, the aim was to find toys to help my little one with number recognition, and I wanted to ensure we could practise this through play at home, so I bought the Smart Snacks Number Pops. read more

Top 5 award-winning picks to inspire a love of learning this Christmas

It’s that time of year again; the search is on for the perfect gift that your child will open and show genuine delight! But with so much to choose from it’s often hard to know where to start. What if you could gage that reaction of excitement and wonder with a toy that not only provides hours of fun but supports your child in essential learning areas?

It is said that for children play is the work of childhood and it’s not a small job! read more