Monthly Archives: February 2014

The flick of a switch

Imagine: there is a room in your house which you love. It was the first room you decorated when you moved in: you painted its walls, laid its carpet, chose pictures to hang on its walls, every detail done with … Continue reading

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Oh Dear

Four hours ago, as I attempted to put my poorly Hannah to bed and turned out the light in her room, I am pretty certain she said ‘oh dear’! Consequently, she is now sitting on the sofa eating ice-cream with … Continue reading

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An anniversary

Four years ago today, on the 3rd February 2010, my little girl, then almost three years old, was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome. For a long time, I replayed that day in my head every day, involuntarily reliving it each time. … Continue reading

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Little lights

In my admittedly limited experience, Annual Reviews are not a particularly happy experience. No matter how positive, supportive and inspiring the teachers and professionals involved are, the bottom line is that you are sitting in a room formalising all the … Continue reading

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