Tag: what you don’t see

My name is Karen, or at least I think it is… short term memory loss, the by product of sleep deprivation no one tells you about!

My name is Karen, or at least I think it is.  You see, I suffer from short term memory issues. It’s a problem I have had for a couple of years. I suffer from short term memory loss beyond the

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SPD – what does it stand for?

Our son has SPD. SPD stands for Sensory Processing Disorder.  What does sensory processing disorder mean? Sensory processing (originally called “sensory integration dysfunction” or SID) refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them

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Doing school holidays differently because of Sensory Processing Disorder

It’s half term week for us. Some families have already had their half term break, some families are still waiting for theirs to start. We are facing ours.  When I say facing, it sounds negative. School holidays, for us and

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It’s a lonely business, sometimes, this parenting thing…

Don’t get me wrong. Parenting and being a mother, has and is an awesome thing, and seeing these two human beings that I helped to make and am bringing into the world, is mostly amazing, and I have many fellow

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Yup, I medicate my kid… 

I do. I medicate him! That’s shocking, isn’t it? What’s even more shocking is that I medicate him so he will go to sleep. I’m such an awful, terrible, selfish mother, aren’t I?  There. The truth is out. Judge away.

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What you don’t see – the bumblebee

There’s a noise, I can hear it. It’s a low humming sound. It’s sometimes constant and determined, or it’s sporadic and patchy. It can be heard over other noise, and will often compete with louder noises and it’s also in

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