#MummyShot Week 35

Dear friends,

Welcome to #MummyShot Roundup, hosted by myself and the amazing MacKenzie Granville. This week we have exciting news! We have reached over 10k #MummyShots. Thank you to everyone who has taken part or contributed to this wonderful community. We are so grateful and totally overwhelmed with your support and the lovely comments we have received. It is a real pleasure to host this hashtag! A special mention must go to the lovely @mamacatbabybee who encouraged me to get started with my idea of a faceless community. Thank you 🌸 





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Thank you very much to @booandnoosmum @clarehuggettsmith @mummylifeloves @the_dots_and_me @mamacatandbabybee all amazing shots. My theme this week is play. I love seeing kids play whether it be in nature or with their toys. These are all beautiful shots that capture the wonder of childhood. 








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#MummyShot is an IG community for faceless shots that capture emotion or tell a story. 

#ablogginggoodtime #63

Are you ready for #ablogginggoodtime! 


Join Katie and I in a fabulous community of supportive bloggers.
Our linky runs from Thursday to Saturday and all bloggers are welcome to add any type of post...
Help us to spread the blog love! All posts are welcome...

I will be flying solo this week as Katie has her hands full with a very sick little girl. I will try and keep up your retweets etc and will comment on all posts over the weekend. I'm sure we all understand that real life trumps blog life and wish Alyssa a speedy recovery. 



Featured posts this week:

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#ablogginggoodtime Linky:

  • The linky will be open from 6am Thursday – 6am Saturday GMT.

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Are you ready for #ablogginggoodtime 🎉 





A Glimpse into our Autism: The wrong seat

Dear friend,

Yesterday we went on the bus. He took the wrong seat...

We don't ride on buses very often and as we had just decided to jump on the Park and ride into Cambridge rather than risk city centre parking we didn't have time to prepare him.

Boarding was busy and he asked where do I sit and I answered where you want...

He sat down on the end of a row so I had to squeeze past him to get in, instead I asked him to move up. He looked at me in confusion, he was right, I had told him to sit where he wanted!

It brought back a memory of us on the aeroplane and on the airport bus. He had taken the outside seat and his brother had quickly climbed over him to get in...

Two hands holding jigsaw pieces together

I swallowed my impatience and instead explained, when you take a bus, train etc you always sit in the second seat so someone can sit next to you.

Oh, ok I get it now, he answered, moving up.

Another reminder of how the small, social cues we take for granted need to be learned by autistic people.

When you're tired, stressed, ill etc it's easy to become irritated by this seemingly thoughtless behaviour. React with impatience and how does he feel? Like he got it wrong again. A failure. Unsuccessful...

Butterfly with coloured jigsaw pieces pattern with text
How alienating must it be to not know or misunderstand the things most people take for granted?

And how easy it is to dismiss or misinterpret his behaviour as 'thoughtless' or even 'bad'.

Yesterday we went on the bus. He took the wrong seat..



A glimpse into autism is a series of short letters that explore how autism effects us on a day to day basis. Disclaimer:  this is our experience not all autistic people are the same.




#PointShoot week #24

Do you love making photos of your family? Do you like to record the everyday memories you are making? Then this could be the linky for you. Come and share your photo story posts with me. You can share your days out snaps or any fun, special, touching moments from your week. It can be one photo (including Instagram posts) or a series of shots with words or without. 


Welcome to #PointShoot Week #22

This week's featured post comes from Pat over at White Camellias



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A photograph is the pause button of life.

We are open from Tuesday 6 a.m. until Friday 6 a.m. (so there is plenty of time to link up.)


Link up your weekend pictures!

Rules:

  • You can link up to 1 post per week! Be sure to paste the Point + Shoot badge on the post you would like to link up 
  • Comment on my post to say hi! 
  • Comment on at least 2 other links – share the love, it is what linky's are all about. 
  • It would also be great if you could share your post and the linky party (using the hashtag #PointShoot) on your social media channels to help grow the community. I will also retweet all your posts via Twitter if you mention me in your tweets! (@imperfectmumx
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PointShoot: Cambridge

Dear Friend,

Welcome to my Photo series #PointShoot. I love capturing the ordinary moments and special times with my camera, looking at our life through a lens gives me a clearer focus.


We had a long journey from my family in the North of England to the Ferry port at Harwich and decided to stop off in Cambridge to break the journey. It was absolutely stunning, filled with amazing buildings and a real sense of history. We definitely will visit again and take a punt on the river. I can highly recommend the park and ride system too! 










Happy Days!





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