Tag Archives: Childhood

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

  Or otherwise entitled…   It’s probably best just to ASK, really.         Oh crikey, it’s coming! I don’t know about you, but Christmas seems to start earlier each year! Call me Ebenezer, but the ‘countdown to … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

Oh, to be a child again! Even though it was *coughs* some considerable time ago, I recall the bliss of opening a book and jumping into magical worlds filled with enchanted forests and mystical creatures; worlds where good triumphed over … Continue reading

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Did you have a nice summer?

    Did you have a nice summer?         It used to be one of those questions I’d dread being asked.   Mostly because my feeble response (probably including some grunting and gurning) would more than likely … Continue reading

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What is success?

If you follow us on Facebook, you may’ve seen Hannah, sat in front of the TV, watching the World Athletics Championship recently.  It didn’t last too long (her watching the TV, that is.  Not the championship!), I think she lasted … Continue reading

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SEND Holidays™

    Oh, exciting times, my people! Yes, as SEND Bingo™ was such a HUGE success, and as it’s currently the school summer break, we’re expanding into the tourism business. Yay! (Btw, just another heads up here: please don’t take … Continue reading

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My Little Adventurer

Or otherwise entitled… Hannah goes on an adventure WITHOUT ME (I KNOW, HOW RUDE!) and this is a post about what she got up to, with a bit of a preamble and some more waffle to accompany the photos from her … Continue reading

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Washing-up gloves and plastic chickens

I believe that kids are kids, regardless of whether they have additional needs or not.  But there’ve been times when I’ve been a bit curious as to how other people, especially other parents of average, non disabled children, perceive Hannah. … Continue reading

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Haven’t the foggiest!

Ah, Christmas.  Love it or loathe it my darlings, it’s fast approaching… Very shortly, the supermarkets will be crammed with preoccupied looking people, frantically stuffing their trolleys to the brim – as if preparing for a food shortage. Well, let’s … Continue reading

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Heavenly stuff

First off, let me just say how utterly wonderful you lot are (not that you need me to tell you anyway, but just in case you need a little reminder).  Did you see how many of you shared my last … Continue reading

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Happy 6th Birthday Hannah

This time last year – around the time of Hannah’s 5th Birthday – I used a poem on the blog by Nancy Tillman to sum up everything I wanted to say and this year I’m doing the same. If you … Continue reading

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