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Kirsty North

Kirsty North
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Kirsty North is a mum to two boys, one of whom has additional needs. Her experience of parenting a child considered ‘challenging’ led to a deep interest in ADHD & Autism. She is a journalist specialising in health and beauty and someday soon she’ll stop procrastinating long enough to get that long-promised book on paper.

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