Hello! How's the week treated you? I hope you're all good, but even if you're not, let's put the world to rights. If we were were having coffee show you my favourite picture from this week. Isla decided my wheels needed redone. I was very happy with them. Some things: If she says she's experimenting, … Continue reading Coffee & a Visit
OK, so this actually just happened. Isla: I love you. And your wheelchair. You're my wheelchair Mummy. I don't want another Mummy. Mummy, are you sad? Me: No. Isla: Why you crying? Me: Because I'm happy. Isla: What? Me: Because I'm happy. Isla: What? Me: Because I love you very much. Isla: Yeah, I love … Continue reading This Is How They Get You
Sorry I missed this #DPPMomsDay twitter chat with Disabled Parenting Project. Bookmarking it here to catch up and share! https://twitter.com/hashtag/DPPMomsDay?src=hash My own adventures in parenting can be found here, and here. Hi. What's your story?
And so, after painting all the pictures and doing all the puzzles, Isla and I went out. We've paved around the house so we can have races and stuff, so there's that. But we live on a hill. 'Go over the stones and roll down the hill with me, Mummy.' 'I can't, baby. I wouldn't … Continue reading Sometimes, It Hurts.
If we were having coffee, I’d introduce you to our new as yet unnamed coffee machine. As an early Christmas present from me to us, the coffee machine Neil bought me when we first started dating has been upgraded to something from the future. Actually, I think we should call it Jetson. What sort of … Continue reading Christmas Coffee With The Grinch
On Tuesday, when I picked Isla up from nursery, she hugged my lap as she sometimes does. 'I MISSED you, Mummy.' 'Really?' I asked. She's a Daddy's girl, see. I am obviously still questioning every bit of affection she doles out. To me. 'Yeah,' she said 'Did someone pay you to say that?' 'Uhm. No.' … Continue reading Abstract Sandwiches
How many mothers with CP (some would call ourselves spaz hands) does it take to rip jelly blocks and then remove the set jelly from jelly molds? One. And today, that one is me. And this is what it looks like when your kid insists on having that jelly with cheese crackers. Notice how the … Continue reading Cheese Crackers & Jelly