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Mum of 3.Reluctant special needs specialist. Champion procrastinator. Need an opinion? Happy to oblige.
When you find you have accidentally joined the Special Needs Parents Club, a number…
by Jane Scott on 2nd May, 2018
I am a bit of a plant geek.
by Jane Scott on 26th April, 2018
As part of an occasional series designed to make you feel better about yourself I…
by Jane Scott on 23rd April, 2018
I've had a bit of writer's block on this post.
by Jane Scott on 27th March, 2018
“It’s nice to share”, is one of my several programmed phrases to…
by Jane Scott on 22nd March, 2018
It is difficult being a luddite married to a tecnophile.
by Jane Scott on 19th March, 2018
Inspirational quotes, you know the ones. They pop up on your face book feed with…
by Jane Scott on 29th January, 2018
Years ago, we had a disastrous meal out. Pearl was present but not yet born, perhaps…
by Jane Scott on 24th January, 2018
Christmas this year was a bit of a wash out. In the seven-week run up, our house…
by Jane Scott on 18th January, 2018
I have long thought that life could only be improved by spontaneous bouts of dancing…
by Jane Scott on 12th January, 2018
Health & Beauty
I have always been a big thinker. I don’t say this out of pride, in my experience…
by Jane Scott on 2nd October, 2017
Once upon a time, a long, long time ago (oh OK in the ‘70s) non uniform wearing…
by Jane Scott on 14th September, 2017
Despite a couple of decades out of the education system, I seem to be very susceptible…
by Jane Scott on 12th September, 2017
I read somewhere that all anyone can expect is to be a good enough parent.
by Jane Scott on 30th June, 2017
Over the past eight years I have been taking part in a social experiment called the…
by Jane Scott on 27th June, 2017
Newly inducted to The Special Needs Parenting Club? You may not feel it’s the…
by Jane Scott on 23rd June, 2017
Nearly thirty years ago, Manchester welcomed this Southerner with open arms.
by Jane Scott on 26th May, 2017