Category: Parenting

Halloween Costumes: The Fire Safety Label Parents Should Look Out For When Buying Outfits For Kids

Parents should look out for an additional safety label on kids’ Halloween costumes, which shows they have undergone further flammability testing. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) revealed today [Wednesday 18 October] that they have introduced two voluntary ‘Codes of Practice’ which exceed the current testing standard. The consortium felt the need for a more robust…

Thinking Outside The Neurotypical Box

My son Jules is on the autistic spectrum. He is now 26 and working as an actor on the BBC’s medical drama, Holby City. It’s the first time an autistic actor has been cast to play an autistic character and it’s been a huge success with audiences. After years of bullying at school and endless…