J’s Journey Update: what we got up to in speech therapy session.

Today J had his first 1:1 speech therapy appointment following his initial assessment at the Child Development Centre. As far as J was concerned we had gone somewhere to play. As soon as he saw the waiting room had this sensory board was happy to get in there. It helped that our speech therapist have…

Why the word ‘Mummy’ makes me sad…

Today I am writing from a darker place. I would love to write about light and fluffy things every day but the reality is that there are feelings of sadness, anger and jealousy that come with this parenting journey.¬†One of the hardest things I experience as a Mother to a child with a speech delay…

Our First Speech Therapy assessment appointment.

Parenting is such a huge job. It’s full of emotion both good and bad. I have never laughed and cried so much in my life. I never thought I would be writing a blog. I never thought I would be on this journey. I guess I’m writing these as a way to get this all…

Welcome to J’s journey: Our First Blog Post

Hi, welcome to the start of J’s journey. Today, J had his first appointment with the speech and language therapist. For me, this was quite a daunting idea. The thought that I would be judged or that they wouldn’t believe my concerns was overwhelming. In reality it was the opposite. There’s so many emotions around…