School’s out

So here we are – last day of the summer term, and Pudding has done a whole year in mainstream. This time last year I was anxiously waiting for September and wondering how things would go. There have been a lot of emotional ups and downs since then, but right now I’m facing the future […]

Sleep (again)

So, any regular readers will have been waiting on tenterhooks for an update on how Pudding’s move to his own room went and whether we’re getting any sleep. Or, more likely, will have completely forgotten about it…. After a massive clear-out of the office (which has now taken over our bedroom), Pudding moved in just […]

Nativity

Ah, the school nativity play. That time where parents struggle politely for the best vantage point to watch their sweet child parade onto the stage with all the others. The tinsel, and cobbled together costumes. The angel so busy looking out for her parents that she carries on walking and nearly trips over a shepherd. […]

Progress

I am finally allowing myself to believe that this clinical trial is working for Pudding. Although I have seen the results that other boys have achieved, I have until now always had to remind myself that: a) a trial is exactly that. A trial. What works for some may not work for everyone and that […]

Onwards

As Pudding moves on to another phase of his life it has meant a number of sad endings. In the last few weeks we have waved goodbye to portage, to the gym sessions that he goes to, and to his preschool playgroup. They have all been such positive inputs in his life and I will […]