What a fab four days I’ve just had! Hope, my 19-year old daughter came to stay from Thursday to today ( Sunday) and I’ve just dropped her off to where she currently lives with her partner and baby girl. Relations between Hope and I have been pretty strained over the past three and half years and I’ve cried more tears of that girly than over almost … Continue reading Moving Forward
So, what has the past month of January been like for me? Firstly, I’ve realised that my belief that my role as a carer would be pretty much obsolete once Rune had moved out, was quite ridiculous! Yes, I have a little more actual time alone and India is at school Monday to Friday but my role hasn’t stopped at all. I’ve still needed to … Continue reading Settling Into a New Way of Being
So, as you may already know by now, Rune moved into St. Josephs, a residential and day, independent, specialist school and college on Saturday 7th January 2017. Rune has dealt with a real mixed bag of emotions during the past three weeks as brand new sets of boundaries have been put in place and familiar routines and behaviours have had to fall away. It’s … Continue reading COLLEGE
So the past 3 weeks, since Rune left home and moved into St. Josephs, have gone extraordinarily quickly and much has happened in both our journeys since then. Following a really hairy and unsure day on the Friday,Rune moved into St Josephs on Saturday 7th January 2017. He really surprised me in the morning, actually. I wondered if there would be many tears and … Continue reading Moving Day!
th January 2017 Rune’s final day at home before he left for St. Josephs, proved to be more challenging than I could ever have imagined. What’s more, it wasn’t even due to him! No, not Rune, but the finance department of the social services. The Eleventh Hour! All was going well on Friday. Rune seemed very happy playing games in his room and waiting for … Continue reading Rune Nearly Doesn’t Move Out!