Tag Archives: SEN

Invisible child

This needed to be written today.  I’ve no idea why.  Hope it makes sense.  Here goes: A client A case A patient A statistic A budget A diagnosis A Service user A name on a database   And to some, … 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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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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STOP!

    I need to try and get up shortly, make myself look almost human, but hop in for a minute, let’s have a chat *pats duvet in inviting manner and moves over*.  Oh sorry *gathers mountain of tissues (ew!)…and … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Risk

It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, so here’s our contribution to help raise awareness.  Please be aware that if you continue reading this post, I will be discussing the beautiful female form, cervical smear tests, childbirth, vaginas (including mine!) profiteroles and … Continue reading

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