Finding Our Voices

It was very close (I had to choose from the top three) but we have a name – Finding Our Voices!  Thank you everyone for voting and for the name suggestions – they were all great.

Mag Name Results

Last week I said I’d do some baking so here are the results. They didn’t turn out too bad and were actually quite tasty! I’ll be putting more details and photos in the first issue of the magazine.

Ready to go in the oven

Ready for the oven

 Very minor grated thumb injury

Grated thumb

 Colourful leftovers  Colourful leftovers

Pumpkin, cheese and chives cupcakes Pumpkin, cheese and chive cupcakes

Oh, and don’t worry – the thumb survived 🙂

It's OK

Thank you so much to everyone who has sent in articles for the first issue. To anyone who is interested, we’re in need of artwork/pictures/photos for the articles or features below.

Fundraising & raising awareness

The Kitchen Fridge (your/your child’s own artwork)

Further Education

Parent-led CBT

Inspirational quotes

Silly photos/feel good pictures for the Just For Fun page

Or anything else you would like to send in! There’s only a couple of weeks left now if you want to send anything over for the fisrt issue.

Some of you might have heard about October being selective mutism awareness month in the USA. I thought we could follow the lead and do the same thing for the UK and other countries to help spread the word, even if it’s an unofficial awareness month to start with. What do you think? I’ve had a quick look and can’t find how to put the idea forward to make it an official awareness month but I’m going to look into it and get something together for the magazine so please send in your suggestions and any information you might have about it.


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