Another night of no sleep with a child refusing to, in order to manipulate and control. A fear response. They aren't in control, they are not safe, an adult cannot provide safety. So manipulate adults in to getting what you want (note, the want and not need there). What they need is sleep... not this … Continue reading Raw, unfiltered, unedited: Sleep deprivation and manipulation.
So. Caitlin was given a wheelchair just before Christmas, which was a massive relief because, frankly, I just can't keep lugging her around in a toddler carrier - she's not heavy as such, but she's getting long and so it is very awkward. And, in all honesty, it's kinda sad for her, she's very independent … Continue reading Labels and things
NB, This was also written before my laptop broke so posting retrospectively Breakthroughs, transitions, ups and downs... busy chaos. Pleasant and shifting. Time consuming and exhausting. But sometimes, glimmers of the things that could be closer to the "normal" we dream of, and hope for. Our life goes like this at times, we just have … Continue reading Can I not just divide myself into several persons?
NB. This one was written but seemingly never posted... It's been a little while since I posted - major reasons for that: Agency causing friction between us and the landlord, landlord turns up confrontational, tell children to go upstairs (to the safe comfort of their rooms) - too late, damage done, complete and outright refusal... … Continue reading A quick update Jan 18
Hi everyone, I keep saying "I'll be more regular..." "things are settling" etc. etc. But the long and short of it is... since my last post I have been a woman on a mission with regards to a house purchase (and hopefully will have some news soon). And both my phone and laptop broke. AND … Continue reading Happy Easter + quick message