Monthly Archive: June 2017

Panel take TWO

      My SEN Officer rang on Thursday to tell me something astonishing. It’s astonishing because we seem to have reached a place within this journey/matrix/adventure/life lesson/massive dichotomous mess *pick as you please* where things are …

Ironies of life

    Not wanting to sound too Alanis Morissette-esque but I was thinking about some of life’s great ironic situations and was hoping you’d be able to add to my initial, Jude specific suggestion.   …

PALMS

    You may remember a few weeks ago, our request for Jude to attend a weekly boarding school was turned down by the Panel. The educational side agree with our school choice and appear happy to …

Wedding Day Styles

    Most of you know we’re getting married soon…well it’s four days away now and it’s finally hit home. I feel sick with nerves at the prospect of walking into a room full of people …

Living with a Jude

    I’ve been working on something fab for a while now but wanted to show you in advance before it properly comes to a head in August…   I wrote a book! It’s not …

Anxiety

I posted a short video on Instagram today of Jude waiting for his school bus and repeatedly asking me his standard pre-bus arriving questions. It dawned on me how visible his anxiety can be so …

Dinner Excuses

We’ve always been pretty fortunate with food and appetites in this house but it makes me chuckle when you hear a child come out with a cracking reason why they can’t possibly eat their dinner. …