Monthly Archive: October 2017

Flippin’ ‘eck that was hard work!

It’s Friday evening, Jude and Elsa have gone to their dads for the weekend and peace is slowly starting to take over from the frazzled hazardous energy that Jude leaves in his wake. It’s amazing …

Ten things loved by a Jude

Jude as a four year old. What a cutie.   In the midst of a thoroughly crap evening with Jude, I thought I’d embrace the happier side of living with a Jude and highlight his …

Jude’s first full day of half term

  Jude’s first full day back at home and it hasn’t been too bad. To begin with, I had to take Emmeline to the fracture clinic for another check of her arm (cast off next …

What do you do during the school holidays?

It’s not easy entertaining an SEND child during the school holidays.   I always laugh (to myself) when I hear parents of neuro-typical children lamenting how arduous and exhausting the holidays are, wondering what to …

Emmeline’s big girl bedroom

So in the midst of broken arms and traumatic days, there is a slightly more creative and pleasant phenomenon occurring within the family home. We’re redecorating! Ok, not the whole house…just the living room and …

Visiting Jude on my own

I went to visit Jude on my own yesterday after he had finished school. When I arrived, I found him in his room, sitting on his bed playing with lego on his window ledge.   …

Ambitions

When I started writing this blog, it was largely for two main reasons: Firstly, to document our experiences with the council and our fight to get Jude the support he needs. I recognise that we …

Visiting Jude for the first time

This morning I felt so anxious. Anxious because I was excited, nervous and trying to remember everything I wanted to take with me for our journey up to Jude’s school. I had some more clothes …

Me & I – review post

I have been sent some beautiful clothes from Swedish company, Me & I. The company was started in 2004 by two friends who now see their clothing sell in five different countries. They use fantastically …