Give it up!

So Happy Day’s Charity is going to be forming a larger part of my life over the next few months and I thought it would be cool to mention something they are working on at …

Funday Friday

I was going to write about something particularly hard hitting and pivotal regarding youth and learning disabilities tonight but I’ve changed my mind. Instead I’m going to write about our trip to a soft play centre this …

Growing up

Jude is growing up and as his mother I need to help him do this as successfully as possible within the confinement of his abilities. I feel I have this massive pressure to not mess …

My new lipstick love

Now, I know I’m not much of a make up-y kind of gal but I’m attempting to make a bit more of an effort and have promised myself that I will buy the odd treat …

Allotment visit 1

A few years ago, ok more than that, more like about five years ago I had an allotment plot and Jude, Elsa and I used to go there for some fun, family time together. We’d …

Riding for the Disabled

I remember taking Jude to some wonderful horse riding lessons when he was about 5. He had sessions with the lovely people from Riding for the Disabled, a charity that mostly uses volunteers, offering disabled children the opportunity …

Summer camp problems

On Friday, I thought I’d give the summer camp one last try for Jude. I have never felt completely happy with it as I’m not entirely sure what Jude does all day and I’m also not …

Our version of Thursday

You know when you can’t be bothered to do go out or really do anything at all and you have crazy delusions that it will all be ok, the children won’t be bored hanging out …