SEND Parents & their mental health

The last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week.  As a SEND parent, as with most parents, I’m often focused more on my kids than myself.  Bringing up kids can be stressful but the facts show that bringing up a child with additional needs are more likely to struggle in some areas including that of stress…

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SEND: Where is the love?

It’s February, the month of love.  You may be surprised to know that spouses and lovers are not the most popular recipients of Valentine’s Day cards. Teachers will have received the most Valentine’s Day cards and children will have gotten more than their parents. I’ll be honest, I’m not feeling the love much this year and…

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SEND: A time to reflect

Like many other parents, SEND Bloggers spent time at the end of the year looking back.  A time of reflection brings with it not only thoughts of what has happened but also what will come in the next year. Life of an Ambitious Turtle looks back at a year full of many different achievements.  All…

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SEND: Advent & Christmas countdown

Season’s Greetings to all SEND parents and bloggers out there!  It’s no surprise that many of us have been using the time to Advent calendars to raise awareness for our causes.  We’ve also been helping each other out be sharing ideas as we all prepare for the festive period.  As Something About Sam says, there…

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SEND: Places and people

The places and people me meet can have such an impact on our and our SEN kids lives.  Often Called Cathy tells us about her experiences when she feels there is no place for disabled people even in the most obvious of places.  Making more places for disabled people is the discussion on the Inclusive Home.…

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Review: Making Banana Loaf with Billy the Bear

(The BritMums reviewer was provided the product free to test and review. All opinions are the reviewer’s own.) A new charity recipe book has been created to help parents and children enjoy cooking healthy food together. BritMums’ writer Ann tried out this new book with her daughter. Puffs of white flour, splats of creamy goo…

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