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Monthly Archives: June 2011

This week I’m… heading outside for May’s Big Day Out!

June 27, 2011 at 13:03

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May and I celebrated BabyCenter’s Big Day Out by getting out in the sunshine and not prepping for the baby – due next week – at all. Yep. I haven’t prepped at all. But really, what do you need besides some diapers, a couple of onesies and some just-in-case-breastfeeding-doesn’t-work formula? Right? Surely babies can shop […]

More from the So-Called Experts Crew

June 23, 2011 at 19:12

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Maybe I should have a new tag reserved only for social workers, I’m starting to feel like “so-called experts” doesn’t cover in the slightest the underlying prejudice and superiority towards the families they are involved with. As a family about to get more involved with social services – I’m going to instruct my key worker […]

Most despicable article of the year?

June 19, 2011 at 21:08

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How would you describe the British Motability scheme for disabled people and their families? 1. A means by which the most severely disabled people in the country can be transported without relying on the government to cart them everywhere they need to go. These people, who are unable to complete a journey ¬†without the assistance […]

May’s Daddy Rocks!

June 18, 2011 at 18:44

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I’m borrowing heavily today, some might call it stealing, from Ellen Seidman’s Love That Max blog. Her post Why dads of kids with special needs rock is a winner! ¬†I give it a virtual headbang and two-divided-fingers thrust in the air – last seen by me circa 1989! Too often, the fathers of special needs […]

SOB! May has moved into a big girl bed

June 15, 2011 at 20:00

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Sob. Sniffle. That’s not May crying. That’s her mama. My little monkey May is officially not a baby. She has shrugged off the confines of her crib and is now stretched luxuriously across a massive, big girl bed. It was always going to happen. We’ve been waiting for this moment. Um, actually – when I […]