Author: lsac2016

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

We went to the local shopping centre today after I picked the kids up from school. Lucy decided she needed the toilet so off we went towards the toilets and Jack raced ahead. This is something he does when the centre is not busy and […]

Assessments, Waiting Lists & No Services

Assessments, Waiting Lists & No Services

This is the first post I have done in months, things have been fairly busy. I probably could have been blogging about all the goings on whilst it was all happening but to be honest it is hard to find the time and energy these days. […]

Accidents Will Happen

Accidents Will Happen

Last Wednesday I went to pick Jack up from school as usual and before he even came out the vice-principal caught me and asked if I had time for a chat. So of course l was caught a little off-guard by this? Next thing Jack […]

2017 Goals – Parenting

2017 Goals – Parenting

I think I am always going to have some kind of parenting goals. I always feel that I could have done better, or managed a situation better, especially when it comes to dealing with Jack’s meltdowns.  This is a post that I will keep adding to […]

Happy New Year! – Goals For 2017

Happy New Year! – Goals For 2017

Happy New Year. I hope you all had a nice Christmas and New Year. I know whilst it can be a lovely time for some, that it can also be a difficult time for others, so I hope everyone got through it ok. I know we […]

A Forgetful Week

A Forgetful Week

Forgetfulness is a part of dyspraxia and Jack has always been a little forgetful, but this week he has been more so than usual, and its really starting to get to him. On Monday when Jack came home from school he had his usual homework […]

Our Walk to School

Our Walk to School

Our usual weekday mornings are quite stressful, with the usual rushing around and the constant supervision Jack needs to get ready in the mornings, then there’s the odd meltdown to throw into the mix aswell. Most mornings we are cutting it fine to get to the […]

Jack’s First Signs of Dyspraxia

Jack’s First Signs of Dyspraxia

Before Jack started school, there were a few things that concerned me, as Jack was my first baby and not having been around any other young children it was hard to know what was normal and what was not, and as a first-time mum, you always […]

Alright Pumpkin!

Alright Pumpkin!

Last week we visited the fabulous “Alright Pumpkin” pumpkin patch in Fordstown Co Meath. We had a fantastic afternoon. It as about a 45 minute drive from where we live, and it was definitely worth it. I was really impressed how it was all done […]

DCD or Dyspraxia?

DCD or Dyspraxia?

This had me baffled in the beginning!Is it DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder) or Dyspraxia? Are they the same thing or are they different? Is it DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder) or Dyspraxia? Are they the same thing? What is the difference? Developmental Coordination Disorder is often […]