No one will quite understand this unless the are a SEND or LAC/post-LAC parent... but I've been a bit pong-y today. I'm now fresh out of an uninterrupted 10 minute shower, where I not only got to shave what could only be described as "manly" pits, but I also washed my hair, quite literally 3 … Continue reading Enjoying some self care
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A weekend of Self Care
A friend announced that, for her 30th birthday, she had big plans. She too is a home ed mum of a SEN child and is very exhausted. She wanted to make it special, then with some new on her health her plans had to change, so I suggested "why don't we go for a mum's … Continue reading A weekend of Self Care
Raw, unfiltered, unedited: Sleep deprivation and manipulation.
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.
Confusion: Logan and birthdays
ARGH... we thought we had it, we really did... But despite being involved in the planning and prep, despite having it said to him over and over... because the Birthday Treasure Hunt was held on Caitlin's birthday weekend, Logan has gotten it into his head that it was her party and he's not allowed one. … Continue reading Confusion: Logan and birthdays