Sunday, 2 February 2014

This is us....

I have been thinking of starting a blog for some time now but what is typical of me is that, I sit down in the evening with a glass of wine and collapse in my comfy sofa, watch something extremely dull on the TV. But I have decided that new year (well Feb) means a new start and I will write.

My reasons for starting this blog are simple, I would love families of children with special needs not to feel alone, to see that there are families going through the same and to talk about it. You will learn that I like to talk.

This is us, we are a family of four mummy, daddy, OB and TM. Daddy works full time and I am a full time stay at home mummy. OB is 3.5 years old severely delayed speech and understanding, poor concentration and well other areas I will talk about in the future. TM is 28 months and is a little bundle of trouble.

We still have no diagnosis for OB but are on the 9 to 12 month waiting list to see a paediatrician. We are in month 9 now so hoping the letter will pop through our door any time now with the date of our appointment. When I hope that we finally will get the diagnosis we have been longing for.

We are in the process of trying to get a EHCP for OB, so he gets the help he will need when he starts school in September. This process that's been hard and I will write a dedicated post to this.

This is us in a few short paragraphs, I will be writing about our lives from the food we try, to the lessons we learn in salt and try to put into practice at home. Please join me I hope we can start a small community where we can help each other through the highs and lows that will come.