Ten of Elsa

Hard to believe but my little Elsa Pelsa will be 10 years old in a fortnights time!! My goodness, that’s a shocker. Whilst I can’t remember her being a baby any more, it feels incredible …

Once upon a time…

  …there was a young boy called Jude. Jude lived in a small terraced house with his parents and two younger sisters, Elsa and Emmeline. He was happy but sometimes found his family confusing. They …

What mum wants for Christmas

    Ok, it’s less of what mum wants for Christmas and more what I want for Christmas. But I’m a mum, so that counts right? I’d like to start out by saying I have …

Developmental leap

It’s such a weird term, “developmental leap” but it’s the only way I can describe what I witnessed in Jude this half term. Maybe leap isn’t quite the right word for Jude, bunny hop may …

Have a Greener Halloween

  Have you ever considered how much plastic is used and wasted during the Halloween season? This week, a friend of mine enlightened me to a few statistics and I’m ashamed to say that it …

Autism and behaviour

  This is a massive subject so naturally I’m only going to touch the edges of it, but it’s something I often wonder about and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. Teaching Jude can …