Good intentions…

One of the items I ordered for Jude turned up today so we excitedly opened the box and sat in wonder, watching the (fake) fish and bubbles floating round the tube whilst the water drifted hypnotically between …

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 …