Family Life Archive

It’s nearly half term woo hoo!

Ok, slightly sarcastic title, sorry. How are we all doing? Loving the groundhog day-ness of life?   If I’m honest, it’s starting to break me a little. The monotony, the pressure to always be alert, …

School memories

  In light of Elsa soon to be leaving her prep school for secondary, I thought it would be funny to share some school memories of my own. Granted I have the most shocking memory …

Special needs siblings

As you know, Jude has two siblings. Sisters, Elsa (11) and Emmeline (4). I love to watch their relationships develop and am constantly analysing how the girls feel about life with Jude.   It’s totally …

What can I say?

…other than, sorry guys. I’ve been absent for months and I’m truly very sorry. Crap blogger I most definitely am. But my goodness, what a crazy place we find ourselves in right now?! Thankfully, we …

Eleven things about Elsa

  Eleven years ago today, I gave birth to a heff of a child named Elsa. I was told throughout the pregnancy that she wasn’t going to be particularly large, probably smaller than Jude’s birth …

Coping with a huge change

Jude’s first day in House 2 I’m really nervous. I feel a little bit like I’m betraying Jude this half term as we’re keeping a secret from him that I know is going to cause …

Summer holidays (slightly delayed!)

Oh my god, how long has it taken me to actually write another blog post?! I’m so sorry. I can’t tell you how busy I’ve been. Where have you been Alice? For the last month …

Going away without your child

So, I took the girls to Bournemouth for a few days this week and it was fab. They had so much fun at the seaside, wandering round the shops and just chilling in the sunshine. …

Where will we go next?

Uh oh…she’s over thinking things again… I was reading through old blog posts this evening and it really made me contemplate on how much life has moved on. How different Jude is to the child …