The complexities of nutrition

Food and diet. It’s a very important topic of conversation for me and even more so because of Jude’s disabilities. Since he was tiny, I have gradually become more and more aware of the benefits …

Introducing JUDE!

Ok this is a trial video and took about a million takes so please brush past all the ropey bits. Jude loves taking pictures of himself so we went a step further this time and …

Making Allies

Such a fabulous day, I genuinely had a lovely day with the children today. Shocking, I know! This morning we just chilled at home and Jude did his funny little thing with building blocks… Look …

They’re back!

I’ve missed the little buggers so much but thankfully tonight Jude and Elsa are home from a week with their father. I went to collect them at 5.30 and the look of relief on Elsa’s face was …

Work and Qualifications

I’m not sure why I found the statistics so surprising but according to current research, 48% of people living in poverty are either disabled or living with a disabled person i.e. a child or spouse. The …

What to do first…

A short video with a few notes of advice for anyone finding themselves in a situation where they are struggling to work out what to do in regard to social care for their disabled child. …

If I find this confusing…

I had a very interesting conversation yesterday afternoon with a lady from the council. She works within the Educational Psychology team but was given my message because no-one in the Social Care department was available, …

Monday questions

Something new I thought I’d try… If you have any questions then please email livingwithajude@aol.com and I can either answer them via video or return email if you have something more specific to ask.  

Boundaries

I thought it would be interesting to look at how life differs in terms of day to day activities with Jude away for the week. I know there is the immediate and obviously impacting difference …

Rio

I’m going to get on my political high horse for a minute so stay with me and I promise it won’t last long… Rio. The Olympics. I absolutely adore the Olympics, always have done and …