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Follow your instincts.

How much do we change as parents? I remember having community speech and language coming to the house when Z was little. Oh put all his toys up on shelves so he has to ask for them. This didn’t sit right with me then, I’d often...

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Term one … done !

That’s 7 weeks done of school, new teacher, staff, new friends of course new normal and a half term of lockdown completed. I can see my old Z returning slowly, my happy human back. Yes he still has a few meh moments but he’s a...

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Week one complete!

First week complete. Honestly, I was expecting at least a few phone calls about his behaviour. After nearly six months of no school, and a whole new set up, I’ll admit I was worried. Sunday night and all week we’d used the word...

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Dear teacher 2020

I’m sure you are just as nervous as we parents are today, tomorrow you get to meet your new class, some children you most probably haven’t met, others like Z you’d have heard about. This will be the first year of teaching you’ll...

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Five years of going in every direction!

Time hop reminded me that 5 years Z had his official diagnosis. Five years have flown and we’ve gone in so many different directions since then. Sometimes I feel like we’re never going forward, that we’re on a boat in the middle...

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When is enough?

Lockdown, covid -19 may well have broken me. It has a lot to answer for. I understand loads of people are in the same place as me. I love my child, I’ll do anything for him. If he needs anything I’ll get it. When he breaks stuff...

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Some days are harder than others.

Some days are harder than others. The harder days are becoming more the norm. The bigger he’s getting the harder it is. I’m hoping it’s the age, 7 year olds are hard work anyways right! It’s been 20 weeks since Z was at school....

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Last day of school, the lockdown way!

If Z had gone for his catch up days in school then today would have been his last day. His last day of infants, age wise he moves into (KS2) juniors come September. This year he’s moving, he’s leaving the area he’s spent the...

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