I'm Sophie, married to Simon and mum to Jeremiah (10), Isaac (8), Malachi (5), Ezekiel (3) and Zechariah (2). Also our 2 little ones in heaven, Eleanor (2005) and Elisha (2011).

Jeremiah has Autism.

Isaac has hypermobility syndrome/Ehlers Danlos type 3 and uses a wheelchair for anything other than very short distances.

Malachi has hypermobility and wears piedro boots to support his ankles

Ezekiel has a cleft palate, hydrocephalus, hypotonia and development delay

Zechariah was born with sepsis and has mild development delay.

Friday, 9 December 2011

T'was the fortnight before Christmas

Malachi is in a cuddle me or I'll scream the house down kind of mood today.  So I'm catching up with emails and updating my blog.
Only one week at school before the holidays.  In some ways I'm glad there is only 1 week left but on the other hand I haven't done my christmas cards yet or finished my christmas shopping.  Jeremiah was a cow in the nativity play yesterday.  It will be Isaac's last day at TOG on monday, then the christmas party on thursday.  It will be quite emotional I think.  Isaac has been going for 3 years and the staff there have helped him so much.  I was originally planning to keep him going there until he started school but we are really struggling with transport at the moment and he technically doesn't need TOG any more.

I managed to talk to the reception teacher about Isaac's school needs.  I don't think she realised he was that severe to be honest.  She is going to talk to the senco about him and she reassured me that if he can only cope with 2 mornings a week at first then that's fine and they won't rush him.

We have a furry houseguest at the moment.  A cat turned up last night and we are trying to find her owners without much luck so far.  Simon is going to take her to the vet tomorrow to see if she is microchipped.

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