Author Archives: Odd Socks Mummy

Weighted Lap Mat {Odd Sock Series}

Chatterbox’s OT made her a weighted blanket for her bed and a weighted lap mat for school.  The only problem was that when Chatterbox sat with her legs crossed the lap mat wasn’t quite long enough to go over her … Continue reading

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Done

In the last month Chatterbox has completed a week long Occupational therapy intensive, followed by Speech therapy and Occupational therapy three times a week.  A total of 19 hours of therapy, on 16 separate days.  A grand total of $3634.50!  … Continue reading

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Holidaying with Houdini

Sorry it’s been so quiet around here lately.  While waiting for Chatterbox’s ADHD meds to be approved by the fostering agency we were dealing with a lot of behavioural issues.  They managed to approve it two days before the end … Continue reading

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Wine Bottle Vase {The Odd Sock Series}

Grumpy found this bottle of wine at our local bottle shop and had to buy it! He had to buy it – I had to find something to do with it for my Odd Sock Series!  Thus I present…  ‘The … Continue reading

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Red Tape

Battling with lots of red tape around here at the moment.  Almost two weeks ago Chatterbox got prescribed Ritalin to help her ADHD.  Because she is in foster care it’s not enough that the paediatrician thinks she needs it, we … Continue reading

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Sensory Room Update

On the 21st of April I mentioned that we had started building our sensory room (click here for original post).  We have now done a lot more than start!  It feels like it is almost finished and hardly even started … Continue reading

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Washing the car with odd socks {The Odd Sock Series}

It’s a sunny day, the car is dirty, you have some free time to wash it – then you realise you don’t have a sponge to use.  What do you do?  Well – you know those odd socks you have? … Continue reading

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Gotcha Day

Before I start I have to apologise for my lack of posts lately.  I have been busy finishing off a 3000 words assignment for uni that was due yesterday – handed it in with 50 minutes to spare!  My semester … Continue reading

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Odd Sock Mittens {The Odd Sock Series}

Hands cold?  Have your gloves but want your fingers free to type?  Can’t find your gloves or mittens?  Never fear!  Odd Socks Mummy is here with my Odd Sock Series. Today I bring you Odd Sock Mittens – and I … Continue reading

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Odd Sock Series

Since starting this blog I have been asked why I wear odd socks and a lot of people have said that they have lots of odd socks but they couldn’t wear them.  I can answer the former: because I’m too … Continue reading

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