I win! I win!

Today I won £500! Ok, not really. I’ve never won anything monetary in my life. BUT remember a while ago I applied for a Family Fund grant to buy Jude a load of exciting stuff to …

Day in the sunshine

Today was a fabulous day. To start with…Jude decided he wanted to make his own toast for breakfast. Any sign of self-help in Jude is startling as he is possibly the least motivated child I’ve …

Talent

We were driving to my parents house this afternoon and I was reminded of Jude’s amazing ability for directions, it made me laugh as I’ve always wondered how he could utilise this in the future …

Friday

Jude’s usual bus driver is on holiday for a few days and when this happens, the taxi firm do not seem to see the importance of maintaining a bit of consistency in who collects and …

I have no idea what day it is…

So Elsa has broken up from school and I have already fallen into that fog of wondering what day it is! In Jude related news…following my latest email to our Social Worker, he has forwarded me …

Invisibility

Following on from discussing my favourite subject of food, I am now going to tread carefully around my second favourite topic at present. Politics. My close friends will know how incredibly disappointed I feel about us …

Being strong

I was watching the Wimbledon finals at the weekend and during a little video collage about Serena Williams run to the final, she was heard reading a poem that apparently she likes to think of …

Microcephaly

It has dawned on me that I have not really explained about Jude’s disabilities and what they mean. Most people assume he is just autistic but actually I think his (still as yet undiagnosed) autism …

Food and nutrition

It has taken me a while but at last I am going to discuss my favourite topic in the whole world. FOOD! As my friends know, I am very passionate about healthy eating and have …

Little Jude

Two of my favourite pictures of Jude when he was younger…      Age 1 1/2 and dressed as a bat for Halloween and the second picture was when he had just turned 3.