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Mess!

Hello all, how was your weekend?   As you know, I write blog posts for Family Fund and this latest addition was about mess! Ha! I thought, my specialist subject…as Emmeline demonstrates so beautifully in …

Inspiring Excitement In The Outdoors

*This is a collaborative post   The job of a modern parent can often be a very tricky and troubling one, especially with all of the modern tech in the world. Kids are often more …

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 …

Christmas tree oh Christmas tree

I’m fully in festive mode now! It never used to hit me particularly hard but as I’m getting older and the children are growing up, I’m loving Christmas more than ever.   On Sunday, we …

Taking on a new role

Elsa and Jude almost three years ago in their favourite cafe     Jude is having a fantastic week, he’s settled and calm and one of his beloved Support Workers has today returned from a …

Walk a mile in my shoes…

  I went along to a GP appointment with Jude yesterday late afternoon and felt completely undermined. It’s the GP surgery used by Jude’s school for all of their pupils so a first time for …