Posts Tagged “school”

Crafting helps – Day 87

By | March 28, 2021

The one disadvantage to D having her weekly flute lesson on a Saturday is that her weekend is shorter and, when her anxieties start about the return to school on a Monday, it gets even shorter. Poor D, when she gets anxious over school, there’s nothing I can sure to re-assure her, skipping up and […]

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TGIF and all that! Thurs 4th Jan 2018

By | January 4, 2018

Today started off well, with the return to their schools for T and D, a Costa mocha (bliss!) and an eye test (more on that tomorrow). All seemed well. And then two emails popped into my inbox which made me want to go from “calm J” to this: Big, snarly lioness, cub protector…you get the […]

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It’s only a day away – Weds 3rd Jan 2018

By | January 3, 2018

How glad am I that T and D go back to school on the same day?!? Mega! It prevents any “why is he/she still off school, when I’m going back?” protests. For D, she’s a mixture of wanting to see her school friends and not wanting to go back to school. I’ve tried to have […]

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Choosing a secondary school #Prose4T

By | October 3, 2013

This week has been all about potential secondary schools for this little man: We’ve looked at prospectuses, been to Open Evenings and tours and listened to head teachers giving very eloquent and quite passionate speeches about the merits of their schools. For any child, it’s a big step, I still remember my first day at […]

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Bunny and “becoming an adult”

By | July 31, 2013

If I take a picture of D, you can more-or-less guarantee it will include Bunny. Bunny is her calming tool, her anxiety reliever. Bunny goes everywhere with her, wherever we go that little hand-held Bunnster will come along too. If she’s drawing, then Bunny is held between her upper arm and body, ever near, an […]

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