Rach B Blogs

Sister talk – social skills and ASD

My daughters are like any typical sisters in lots of ways by one, they argue, hate each other one minute and put up with each other the next, but there is one difference, both of my daughters are on the Autistic Spectrum. My eldest CB is Autistic and my youngest MB, has Sensory Processing Disorder. […] Read more…

Mum, is Santa real?

Two years ago I heard those words that every parent dreads to hear come Christmas time, “mum tell me the truth, is Santa real”? These are the words that came out of my then 10 year old’s mouth. I looked at her. Those determined eyes looking back at me. She knew – I could see […] Read more…

My top 5 christmas movies

I ruddy love Christmas! Drinking Bailey’s, feeling all cosy and warm wrapped up in blankets on the sofa, eating junk foods that is gonna bloat me out and look pregnant – like a whole tub of cheeselets yummm (treeselets as they are called this time of year). I only allow myself to scoff these at […] Read more…

Opening up about my own mental health

I will openly admit I struggle with my mental health, I have done for many years. I am very indecisive as a person. My self esteem is low even when I think I have a great idea for something my immediate reaction is no I can’t do it. I openly admit I am on medication […] Read more…

4 fav things from November 2017

Is it me or did November just go in a blink of an eye? November hasn’t been the greatest month for me because my problem with my back has reared again and this time has made me take time off work because of the pain. I am now waiting on physio to help to get […] Read more…

Why I opt for semi permanent makeup

For years I have always had an issue with my eyes. I was bullied as a child so I have it ingrained that they are too big. Being called frog eye as a child doesn’t do your self esteem as good. Embarrassingly I also suffered with a horrid unibrow which my mum wouldn’t let me […] Read more…

Too much thinking not enough action.

I stopped blogging a good few months ago now. I suffer a lot with low confidence and i’m forever telling myself i’m not good enough no matter what I do or how much I accomplish. Since then I’ve been back to the doctors, had my anxiety medication changed and have started to feel slightly braver. […] Read more…