Author Archives: mykidlovesbroccoli

Let’s talk about mental health

Talking about mental health issues seems to have been swept under the carpet a bit, don’t you think? (It’s just semantics, but I prefer to use the term ‘emotional health’ in this post…hope you don’t mind…bit tough if you do.  Soz about … Continue reading

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Life As A Dad 

(A VIP Daddy Guest Post)   Remember that post I did a while back called “I See YOU”? (you can find it on the ‘favourite posts’ section of the blog).  It was one of my most popular posts…and one I’m … Continue reading

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Annie goes shopping

Or, otherwise entitled… Man for hire!         Last night Hannah’s daddy and I went shopping. By the time we’d actually got out of the house, travelled to the shopping centre and parked up, we didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Sometimes, you just gotta put those Super Mama knickers on!

Or, otherwise entitled… Annie may just (definitely) have another rant! Or… I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried!   “Super Mama Knickers” Definition (mine): A fictional* undergarment (pictured) possessing special powers.  Typically worn when a boost of empowerment … Continue reading

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You should’ve said!

Or, otherwise entitled… This may end up being a bit ranty (sorry!) I’m feeling overwhelmingly anxious right now.  I’ll probably share this with you in my next post.  But for the purposes of maintaining a modicum of sanity, I’m feeling the … Continue reading

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Six months

Gentle Reader, please don’t be deceived by the title. This is not an announcement of an impending birth at Broccoli HQ in six months’ time. Oh, no! Whilst ones muffin top could easily be mistaken as harbouring a ‘mini-Hannah-mark-2’ in-utero … Continue reading

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The BAPS

“WHAT?” “NO WAY!” “Seriously?” “SERIOUSLY????” “NOOOOOOooooooooooooooooo!!!!” “It must be a typo, surely”   *holds ipad at arm’s length and squints a bit at the screen…because she hasn’t got around to going to Specsavers, yet!*   “I don’t believe it….” “WHOOP … Continue reading

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Washing-up gloves and plastic chickens

I believe that kids are kids, regardless of whether they have additional needs or not.  But there’ve been times when I’ve been a bit curious as to how other people, especially other parents of average, non disabled children, perceive Hannah. … Continue reading

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The sorting hat, moody cows, celebrities and Hannah goes surfing

Hello my lovelies! I hope you had a fantastic Christmas and here’s to 2017 being a wonderful, healthy, happy one for you all and for your loved ones too. Hey, have a guess where we’ve been? Yep, you guessed it … Continue reading

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Ta!

  Or, otherwise entitled…   Blimey, that’s come around a bit quick!   Well, it’ll very shortly be our third anniversary! It’s been three whole years since I started this blog. THREE.  WHOLE.  YEARS! Fancy that! Who’d have thought, eh? … Continue reading

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