Skills Targets

You know how skills and self-help normally comes naturally for most children? Or they at least want to do things for themselves so practise and practise until they are independent enough to put on their …

Forward Steps…

I had two fabulous phone calls on Friday regarding Jude. Firstly, my lovely contact at the Special Yoga Foundation called to see if she could come over for a meeting this week to discuss the …

Jude’s Packed Lunches

Food and nutrition is always a big interest for me and in particular, I have an unnaturally ardent obsession with what people put inside packed lunch boxes for their children. I have touched on nutrition …

Happy Little Soles

In the search of some toddler shoes for Emmeline, I stumbled upon an online shop that looks both fun and appealing in it’s colourful design, is easy to use and fully laden with high quality children’s shoes from …

Playgroups

What are you experiences at playgroups? Honestly, such a simple concept…children, toys, parents drinking tea, yet it can become the most political, fractious situation going at the drop of a hat.     I took …

Book links

I thought I’d put a list of links the books I mentioned recently. They are suitable for toddlers onwards – Jude loves them all and even Elsa enjoys listening to them too. Click on the …

Failings and dwellings

I’ve had too much time to think and dwell on things today. Working from home means that: a) I concoct some fantastic plans in my head that are highly unachievable but limitlessly dream-like. b) I …

Linked post

You’ve all read most of this content before but I wrote an article at that weekend that combined a few of my posts for this lovely lady Mandi and today, she published it on her blog site! …

Rollercoaster

Not the fun, theme park style rollercoasters, I meant the type that seems to control my emotions, the type that floods my heart with love for Jude because he has been an absolute joy for …