“Don’t let education get in the way of learning” – Oscar Wilde
When I started my campaign to secure Jenson a place at Victoria Education Centre to be honest I didn’t know exactly what I was fighting for. I just had a feeling that this was probably going to be the most important fight of my life…..
Continue reading Our Little Boy Starts Big School!
Being just 17 months apart in age, my sister Lucy and I were like best friends growing up. That has continued into our adulthood, and now, as grown-ups and mothers, this friendship is stronger than ever. Personality-wise, we are like chalk and cheese, but perhaps that’s why it works.
Continue reading A Special Bond between Special Children
This is a difficult blog to write because I am simply not sure that I can do justice to the subject of this narrative. It was a struggle to pick a suitable title, because the likes of ‘Supergran’ or ‘Great Granny’ simply seemed insufficient at embracing the magnitude of my message.
Continue reading My Mother’s Greatest Gift to me: Her love for my Disabled Son
I see you looking at my little boy. I see you looking at him, and then looking at me, as I’m looking at you looking at him. Then you quickly look away, but steal another look at him. And at me. Continue reading I see you looking at my son …. and I’m fine with it
As the premiere of the new Star Wars movie approaches, let’s take a closer look at the heroes and villains that have shaped our sci-fi universe over the past four decades… Continue reading Star Wars: Special Edition
Talking to a friend the other day, I was recounting the dramas we have been through recently, regarding my two-year-old’s food intake disorder. Part of my account went something like this:
“I’ve got this Facebook friend, who had a similar experience, and what she did was….” Continue reading I’ve got this Facebook Friend . . .
It started just like any other day. Continue reading Bracing Myself
Remember when going for a Sunday morning coffee was leisurely and fun? When the biggest dilemma you had was choosing between a cappuccino and skinny latte? Continue reading How would you like your coffee?