Tagged: transition

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My First Thoughts on High School

Gilbert started high school this week. Image courtesy ABC Newcastle It’s been something we’ve been planning for, dreading and awaiting, for quite a long time now. In some ways, the long summer holidays were...

Then the Bubble Burst… 10

Then the Bubble Burst…

I feel low today. Disappointed. Depressed. Gilbert was suspended from school yesterday until Monday morning and it feels like I’ve been dealt a heavy body blow. Things were going well. His first 4 weeks...

Things I Know About the Past Week 4

Things I Know About the Past Week

I’m really pleased to see that Things I Know is back, with Dorothy from Singular Insanity as the new hostess with the mostess. I like the new button too, very cute. I’ll be honest...

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Back to School: It’s Done

My kids went back to school this morning. After weeks of nerves and anxiety mixed in with a little excitement, Matilda returned to school in Year 1 and Gilbert started there in Year 2. It...

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Things I Know About Endings & Beginnings

Life is full of endings & beginnings. Today marks both an ending and a beginning for my son and my family. Today is his last day in a special education setting – as of next...

I Must Confess…I’m a Bit of a Sook 2

I Must Confess…I’m a Bit of a Sook

It’s Saturday night again, so time for another round of I Must Confess. This week, we are sans vlog (sorry, I’m sure you’re all so very disappointed about that!). Time and opportunity weren’t available...

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The Road to Mainstream – Part 3

This is the third post in a series dedicated to following the transition of my son, Gilbert Bear from a special education setting to a mainstream classroom. Part 1 documented his education settings up...

Little Things Mean a Lot 16

Little Things Mean a Lot

Today has been all about the little things for me – you know, the things that often get overlooked and neglected but are so often essential to your happiness and wellbeing. The little things...