Archive For The “Picture A Day 2017” Category

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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Crafts time – Sun 15th Jan 2017

By | January 15, 2017

After a really-quite-stressful week, this weekend was most definitely need for some individual downtime, in individual ways. T and D, having had T’s game called off in the morning, went to watch and aid with a men’s game in the afternoon.  T hadn’t been heading off to these regularly and he’s suddenly realising that it […]

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Snow Go – Fri 13th Jan 2017

By | January 13, 2017

It all felt a bit “don’t panic Mr Manwairing” yesterday as the weather forecast seemed to dominate.  There was talk of snow, but how much and where? No one knew. Both T and D’s schools swung into action mode, cancelling after-school clubs and making provisos for the morning after.  In the meantime, the heavy rain […]

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Our little bit of watery distraction – Thurs 12th Jan 2017 

By | January 12, 2017

In true J-fashion, I’m running a day behind with my #pictureaday2017, but that’s okay, I’m not going to pressurise myself (there’s more than enough of that atm). So, our #11/365 picture is of our little bit of watery distraction on the way to and from school: It’s all been very severely trimmed back by the […]

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A Young Leader – Tues 10 Jan 2016

By | January 10, 2017

There was a good reason that D could not wait to get into school today, a quite exciting one for her. She’d been chosen to be a Young Leader for the morning, assisting the primary pupils in her school as they went through some sporting challenges. Today’s #pictureaday2017 #10/365 is a heavily cropped young leader […]

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D’s calming tools – Mon 9th Jan 2017

By | January 9, 2017

Today saw two hospital check-ups for D, in buildings a good 15 minutes walk apart.  It made sense to me to only have D out of school for one day to attend and she did extremely well. There was an absolutely farcical moment though when the first department realised that her hospital notes had to […]

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Mood Blanket 2017 – Week 1 – Sun 8th Jan 2017

By | January 8, 2017

Can you believe we’re a week into 2017 already? If it’s anything like last year, this year is going to fly by. I babble a bit about a hobby of mine on here and take quite a few instagram pictures of progress – – because I find it so beneficial to my wellbeing, which can only […]

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Reaction stopped play -Sat 7th Jan 2017

By | January 7, 2017

This should have been a post where I’d be mentioning a laserquest and bowling special needs evening.  Unfortunately it’s not.  We didn’t get there, due to an extremely fragile and uncomfortable D. Our #pictureaday2017 #7/365 tells why.  See that bandage? That’s covering up a severe skin reaction to a bangle that D put on.  She […]

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The Fluffball – Fri 6th Jan 2017

By | January 6, 2017

Today’s #pictureaday2017 #6/365 and sometimes this is needed, isn’t it? The fluffball that is Bitsey decided I wasn’t going anywhere and that it was time for a cuddle and a purr (the latter all from her!). She’s a funny old thing;  she’ll follow D and I partway to school and then wait, jumping out from […]

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