So FINALLY, the day has come where Jude returns to school from the Easter holidays. It’s just for an hour and a half today as I think it will be a lot to take on…a new school full of bigger children, new teachers, new bus driver, literally everything is new. Jude has new […]

    Yesterday was a draining but insightful day. Firstly, I took Jude to hospital to undergo assessments with a paediatrician plus a couple of other SEN professionals to see whether or not he is on the Spectrum (ASD). I applied for this to be done back in  October 2015 and a year and a […]

I have been a fan of Orchard Toys for a while so when they asked if we would like to review one of their products, I was thrilled to oblige.   Emmeline has started to enjoy jigsaw puzzles at nursery so conveniently (and by complete coincidence) they decided to send us a box of two piece […]

    I wrote a guest post for my lovely blogger friend Jenni from Chilling with Lucas. Inspired by an overheard conversation (I’m such an earwigger, aren’t I?!) where a mother told her young son that if he put his coat on, she would buy him the lollypop he’d been asking for. Why not just teach […]

    I’m not sure if I’ve become more sensitive in my old age but I’ve definitely become more in tune to things we say to children through observing the way people treat their little ones when I’m out and about. I don’t always mean negatively, sometimes I see a parent fully engrossed in what their young […]

    It’s funny how your views change as you (and your children) get older; individual wants and needs differ with progress and time so you inevitably find yourself contemplating scenarios you once never thought optional.   Today has been an horrendous day for Jude. He was awful this morning, throwing a wobbly about fifteen minutes before his bus […]

  I intended to write an article on the governments disability policies; listing them, analysing them and then saying YAYY it’s all going to be ok! But…and I’d love someone to show me the link I’ve clearly missed as I can’t find a simple list of policies. An actual list that normal people can digest. There are […]