Happy Half Term

Happy Half Term I used to dislike half term as I felt under huge pressure to keep G engaged in as many activities as possible, I would also be juggling her therapies and hospital appointments which all seemed to occur simultaneously.   At home – play would feel like torture. It felt like a merry…

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1 in 5 SEN Parents feel Lonely

Loneliness is… I stumbled across a tweet yesterday by Mencap: Relate and Mencap released a report on February 8th 2017 looking at relationships of parents who have children with learning difficulties. 1 in 5 of parents with a child with learning disability feel lonely often or all of the time. Wow this struck a chord with me….

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Let Me Sleep

“OMG I Just want to SLEEP!” Sleep deprivation is no joke. I can understand why people can find it torturous – it is. You can’t think clearly, you are slow to react, emotions are heightened and fatigue is all consuming. Having a child who finds it hard to self-soothe, nap or sleep right through the night…

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