Tag: Chicago

Autism, and jet lag

Good morning! Not that I can consider it as such. The time is merely 3:46 am, and I am up, listening to Mini Man babble as he plays. This is the third morning of early rising, and I can’t even joke that Mini Man is solar powered. It’s that early even the sun doesn’t want... Read more »

Autism, and the redundant Tooth Fairy

Following in the theme of first times, we have recently entered a new milestone. It’s time to say goodbye to Mini Man’s milk teeth as they are gradually replaced by the new, stronger kind that will last him through his adult years. Wow, my little guy is growing up! I guess that means I will... Read more »

Delivery drivers' play knock door run

It’s so exciting! We get the keys to our house tomorrow and can start moving in. The movers are coming on Monday and that will be our first night in our new home. We have bought Mini Man a new bed too which we are sure he will love. That’s if it isn’t ruined. When... Read more »

The Expat Mamma Meets Chicago

I first found out I would be moving to Chicago, a little over a year ago when my then boyfriend suggested it in a bid to avoid having to return to a recession hit England. That was the first clue that I would soon be Mrs Doyle, because – even though he suggested it via... Read more »