Tag Archives: Cornelia de Lange Syndrome

Cringe!

Or, otherwise entitled… Fish, chip and ketchup confetti   I’ve said it many times (and I’ll undoubtedly keep on saying it!)…parenting can be hard.  Really hard. Add into the mix some additional needs and your parenting role gets a WHOLE … Continue reading

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Let that sink in

There’s a Facebook post that seems to have been doing the rounds recently.  I can’t recall word for word, but it goes something like: Remember how hard it was caring for a newborn?  Many parents of kids with additional needs … Continue reading

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Alpacalicious!

There isn’t much opportunity for the residents of Broccoli HQ to do anything spontaneous these days. Well, discounting stuff like spontaneously falling down, impulsively throwing yourself backwards with your eyes closed, biting and other generally hazardous shenanigans (btw, I’m referring … Continue reading

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50 – grenades and glitter

  “Well, can I just say, you don’t look 49” she said. “Why thank you very much” I replied, whilst standing in front of her, completely naked from the waist up. (Fear not gentle reader, you HAVE clicked on the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hannah – 2018

Hello Tiger, Mummy’s been a bit lackadaisical on here, so I thought I’d write you a blog post, because – as if you didn’t know already – you’ve had another birthday.   Hope you don’t mind me sharing this with everyone … Continue reading

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40 something sleeps

So, that’s it for another academic year in the UK. The summer holidays have commenced! And there’s no doubt there will have been lots of mascara run today and tissues crumpled as children leave to commence their next journey onto … Continue reading

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A Parents Prayer For The School Holidays

Hello God It’s me again. Sorry to bother. Well, as you’ll know, it’s that time. Doesn’t it come round quickly? You’ll also know that I’m quite looking forward to these holidays…but I have a few requests. I know, I’ve asked … Continue reading

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The “They” Gang

  Yesterday was #InternationalDayOfHappiness and, as a result, I posted a couple of things on Facebook.   …this post is inspired by one of them.   (Warning: Just so you know, I might get a tiny bit Mrs Ranty McRantipants…but … Continue reading

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For New Parents

  Oooh, hello! You found us…yay! You know what?…I’m SO pleased you did! Now, just so you know, I didn’t know what to call this post.  So the title (For New Parents) might not be too accurate as some of … Continue reading

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I see YOU…(a re-blog)

Hello you! Well, we’re a bit giddy at Broccoli HQ because we’re in the final round (again!) of The 2018 BAPS (Bloody Awesome Parents Awards) in two categories. TWO! – Yay! Go Us! *does happy dance* WHAT. AN. HONOUR!!!   … Continue reading

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