As you all know, it took everything I had in me to work out how our council system works, how to ensure Jude had a rock solid team of support around him and finally how to get him the school that will make him the best Jude possible. It wasn’t easy and along the […]


  Confidence Do you have any? I don’t. I wish I did but it’s something I certainly have never been gifted with. I think I’m a lot better than I used to be as a child but when it comes to self-belief, I’m not your woman!   As a child I hated school. I didn’t […]

I’ve been tagged by my friend Patricia from White Camellia’s (check out her beautiful photography!) to list and explain five of my favourite things from any aspect of life. It was really hard to narrow it down but here are the first five I came up with (I then thought of another few but am […]

PALMS Meeting

    At our last panel meeting a few weeks ago, the decision was made that an external agency (that has had nothing to do with Jude his entire life) needs to write a behaviour report on him. Yes, you read that correctly. Someone who has never met Jude, is to write a report on him. […]

Leanne from Mrs Mummy Harris tagged me in a post about funny things our children do. I know I whinge about living with Jude a great deal of the time but on the flip side of the awkwardness is an incredibly witty little boy who knows he has a great sense of humour. I remind myself of all the […]


Jude is incredibly extreme in his moods and behaviours at the moment. Bedtime displays this perfectly with him sometimes yelling at me to go away but other times he wants me to lie with him and chat for a bit. I grip onto the latter and always give him my time if he wants it. These […]