Life Lesson

The Kids started World Taekwondo mid-September 2017 and had a great time learning and competing: M loved sparring, L loved poomsae and they both did very well when they competed. It was fortuitous that we met the club at the annual South London Home Education Sports Day and we subsequently visited a class. We all… Continue reading Life Lesson

Priorities

I've always put The Kids first.  I used all my energy for them and, although it wasn't a lot, I did as much as I could with them.  That sounds honourable but actually that left nothing for B.  Or myself. Or anyone else. When The Kids were babies/toddlers/very young children I think they needed that attention and… Continue reading Priorities

Forgotten? Maybe not.

There is no guidance available for disabled parents; we fall through all the cracks.  It's as though disabled people are supposed to live alone their whole lives and not have children. Try getting through an airport with wheelchair assistance - there are no allowances for having children with you.  One wheelchair assistant actually said [of my… Continue reading Forgotten? Maybe not.