Family Life Archive

Why am I fearful?

  Over the summer holidays, Jude became more and more willing to go out and about as a family. He even came clothes shopping with us one day which for the past several months is …

Back to school!

  Back to school! Well…so far, only one of mine has gone back to school but it’s a start I guess. Elsa and Emmeline go back Thursday. Jude’s school just had a month off for …

New habit and stimming

I know that habits and Jude’s stimming are both something I’ve mentioned before – remember Jude’s lining up?   Well, this last week I’ve noticed a new habit forming and it’s made me wonder what …

Top tips for a successful kids party

  Let’s be honest, preparing for a children’s party at home can be overwhelming, particularly if it’s not just the children you have to entertain. With so much to remember, worries about the mess and …

SEND summer holiday camps

With the summer holidays rapidly approaching, I think it’s safe to say that every SEND parent has that uneasy murmuring of trepidation growing in their hearts.   But following my post highlighting Things to do during the …

Coping with a pre-teen

As usual, I’m writing this post because I need regularly reminding of a few things. Elsa is turning into a teen. She’s only nine but is so flippin grumpy at times, we don’t know what …

Aspirations for your child

  During my day at FestAble on Saturday, I heard a really interesting presentation and it’s stuck with me ever since. You know, one of those moments that you dwell on for hours, days, even …

Sibling love – Jude and Emmeline

  I’ve mentioned it a hundred times but haven’t written a whole post on these two for a while. Jude and Emmeline. What a pair. When they are together, they manage to bring out the …