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.

Parenting

This morning was a difficult morning and it left me actually questioning whether I can cope with Jude at home full time any more. I think he get’s anxiety attacks when he knows something is …

Cheeeeese

Jude has overcome one of his weird behaviours…do you remember how I said he won’t shut the car door without you walking towards him (you couldn’t make this stuff up!) Well, he now shuts it …

Miracle Cures

I didn’t know what to write about today but then I saw an email sent to me some time ago about curing autism, offering me the chance to go to a conference on how to …

Emotions

Jealousy Horrible word and a horrible trait to possess but I imagine it is a fairly common emotion amongst parents of disabled children at some point or another. Do you agree? I’d love to hear your …

Skittle inspired future worries

Jude is 10, he isn’t a big 10 but boys of that age are strong and with his disability I don’t think he knows his own strength. When Jude has a tantrum, I can just about …

Anxiety And My Big Feet

How I feel this week can be epitomised by todays plethora of stupidity. FIRST, I reburnt the finger I burnt at the weekend and which Stups the cat scratched the hell out of a few days prior. I …

Sibs

Nothing massively interesting to talk about today but I’m feeling quite productive because today I contacted the Sibs charity to find support for Elsa, emailed Jude’s school offering my help in anyway that may be …