About Someone’s Mum


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I am Danielle and I am an English teacher living on the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border. I have two children, a boy, aged three, who is on the autistic spectrum, and a daughter, aged one.

I blog about general parenting topics, as well as our experience with autism and issues surrounding teaching. I love writing about all kinds of topics and in different genres and I am in the middle of writing a novel for young adults.

I have been with my husband, Matt, who I met during teacher training, for thirteen years, and we have been married for seven years.

Several of my posts have been very well received. I have been featured by The Times Educational Supplement, Autism Awareness.com, Tots100, BritMums, The National Autistic Society, The Mighty, and I have been Mumsnet Blog of the Day on several occasions. My most popular post, ‘Teaching: a family unfriendly profession’ was viewed over 100,000 times in the first week of publication and shared on Facebook over 10,000 times. I have had several posts take off on social media in this way. I was also recently a winner in Good to Know’s BISS competition, in which my post, ‘Not Less’ was selected to be a winner by The Unmumsy Mum.

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