Family Life Archive

When did I know?

  I must get asked this question on an almost weekly basis. When did I realise there  was something slightly different with Jude? I know some people don’t like this sort of discussion and I …

Anxious about leaving the house!

Jude had a really lovely weekend at home but I’ve noticed (and I’m aware that I talk about this a lot) that his anxiety has got worst.   Now when he’s going through his standard …

Humanity, empathy and kindness

  I wrote this post last month for the charity, Family Fund. They have helped us in the past buy a few bits for Jude – do you remember all the sensory stuff I got …

You’re all awesome

  I’m always a little overwhelmed when someone emails me for advice, to say thank you or just to tell me about their experiences with the council or schooling in general. I never really know …

Soft play

This child’s energy levels are like nothing I’ve seen before. I think this photo sums Emmeline up really well. So my answer last week was to try and wear her out as much as possible …

Things I’ve learnt

It’s my birthday in a few weeks so I thought I’d write a list of things I’ve learnt throughout my life amounting to the age I’ll be…eeeekk it seems such a grown up number!   …

Best present ever!

Today when I dropped Jude back to school, I was given this beautiful Christmas gift from his Support Worker. I wanted to share it with you.   When you know you aren’t going to see …

Memorable moments from 2017

Firstly, I’d like to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for continuing to follow my blog. I only started it as a way of documenting stuff and subsequently to use as a …

How was your Christmas?

It’s Boxing Day evening and until this moment in time Jude has been awesome.   Saying that, he’s pretty chilled again (stomping around his room so not asleep unfortunately!) It was just a bit of …

New York

    I wasn’t going to write about our trip away as I thought I’d potentially already  bored you all to tears via social media. BUT then I thought, why the hell not! Apologies in …