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Christmas Conversations

Christmas is coming. We can all feel it in our bones. One of us is very excited. One of us is full of worry, full of anxiety. Two of us are exhausted and know it is going to be a … Continue reading

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trauma part 1

Trauma is real. Trauma exists. Trauma has long lasting effects. These are facts. The removal of a child from a life filled with abuse, doesn’t negate the effects of that abuse. The removal of child, to a safe place, doesn’t … Continue reading

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No surprise…

This weekend the rage erupted. It spewed it’s hurt all over the family. It has been coming since the start of September and I have already made moves to start coping with it. The worst possible thing for me, is … Continue reading

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A little bit of magic…

This week we had a little bit of magic. A chance to relax. A chance to speak to other families living in similar circumstances. A chance to be. We were lucky enough to spend this week at La Rosa Campsite, … Continue reading

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Playdate for Jelly

As always when things get tougher than usual, I forget to blog. The tougher than normal in this case was due partially to work and partially with the boys. But we made it to the school holidays and we have … Continue reading

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Now you are 5…

Happy 5th birthday little man… well happy birthday for tomorrow anyway! You are definitely a morning person – far more than anyone else in this house. You wake up (we now consider 6 am as a good start to the … Continue reading

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A plea for understanding – from the mum of ‘that’ child…

I have two boys, they are very different; in many, many ways. The one who causes me most problems behaviourally at home, and I mean serious issues, is generally compliment at school. My other one, is just the same, no … Continue reading

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