Archive For The “autism” Category

Back on the bus! 

By | April 25, 2017

The Easter school holidays flew by and D just could not wait to get back to school, bless her. It wasn’t just the routine – that she craves and needs – although that played a big part – it was the fact that she’d be going back onto home-school transport from now until the end […]

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The Eye Test

By | April 19, 2017

If I were to sum up our Easter holidays in one word, it would have to be “cough”.  Poor old D has had a vicious cough for the past few weeks and it’s been quite demoralising for her. Regular readers may remember how much D detests the taste and smell of calpol, it proves just […]

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Our Trooper – Tues 21st March 2017

By | March 21, 2017

You may have seen from my Facebook feed that yesterday took a rather unexpected turn, after a phone call from D’s SN school. The moment when your heart has an extra beat as you see the school’s number flash up on your phone is never good for nerves is it?  Poor D had collided heads […]

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Waiting – Thurs 16th March 2017

By | March 16, 2017

I haven’t blogged for a while because I’d be in danger of repeating myself, over and over. Life is ticking by for T and D, we have days where it feels like we’re on that emotional rollercoaster; days where I wonder what the future holds for our very individual children and days mostly when I […]

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The Head Teacher’s Award

By | March 8, 2017

It’s always a delight for D when she comes out of school with a sticker proudly stuck on her sweatshirt, the one below is really quite wonderful and something that we’re incredibly proud of her for. That sticker is so D isn’t it, pink, sparkly and with plenty of stars. A Head Teacher’s award.  Something […]

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Judged – Tues 14th Feb 2017

By | February 14, 2017

I’ve been blogging a while now, ooh five years I think.  At times it’s useful to “blog it out”, clear out some of the thoughts that tumble around in my head. Thoughts that have remained more or less the same since I started to blog: Worries about the future.  Five years ago, D was nearly […]

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Got the Virus #WOTW #R2BC 

By | February 9, 2017

It’s funny isn’t it, the little things we find that just keep us going, in times of stress, things that enhance our wellbeing. Mine used to be chocolate, still is tbh, but it has been replaced by something a bit better for me and that produces a nice end result (you can’t always say that […]

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A Sticker – Weds 8th Feb 2017

By | February 8, 2017

Gosh, it feels like ages since I’ve blogged, I’ve had one of my “retreat into myself a bit because there’s too much going on” times. Being a mum to two very individual but similar-in-traits-at-times SN children requires the ability to second-guess 24/7, add in my two upcoming operations in the next few months and the […]

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A home time bolt – Tues 31st Jan 2017

By | January 31, 2017

Poor D had a bit of a bolt (thankfully) after she came down the stairs today.  Her cheeks were still wet with tears as she reached the bottom and then, without eye contact, she bolted into a corner, resisting a hug, refusing to answer questions. It turned out that she’d been having a go at […]

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Solace – Sat 28th Jan 2017

By | January 28, 2017

I’ve mentioned before that we’re very lucky to have a SN Playground relatively close to us (by that I mean, it’s a walk, a train to town, change trains and then another walk and a precarious road crossing, thankfully we had a lift there and back today so that helped my feet), it’s a wonderful […]

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