Happy Mother’s Day-Celebrating Motherhood -Jo’s Story

‘I am also optimistic about we have gained and learned. We have definitely become even closer as a family unit than we were before, and we’ve shared experiences with each other/family/friends that we never would have, had it not been for a pandemic! ‘

Reflections and Hope

As the sun shines today, it reminds me spring is just around the corner. In the UK we have experienced snow, rain, storms and sun this February. A typical British weather experience, I hear you say. Coincidentally, the extremes of weather we have had in February also reflects what the pandemic has brought so farContinue reading “Reflections and Hope”

How are you using your Direct Payments during this Covid 19 pandemic?

‘There are many changes introduced by the government on how individuals can use their direct payments. ‘Flexibility’ is a key change.. ‘ READ THE FULL BLOG HERE #directpayments #covid19 #disability #elderly #vulnerable #extremelyvulnerable #familylife #familyblog #personalassistants #carers #downsyndrome #vaccine

A Very Covid Christmas

‘Christmas is Coming’! ‘It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas’. These are the songs that often echo in my head as I am wrapping presents and decorating the house leading up to Christmas. This year the songs that echo in my head are, ‘All I want for Christmas’ and ‘Driving home for Christmas’. IContinue reading “A Very Covid Christmas”

ISOLATION

Since my last blog the country is now in Lockdown! My husband and I being health professionals were still at work. Unfortunately, we are now housebound for 14 days. M started with a dry cough and runny nose 4 days ago, the day after lockdown . It was not easy trying to decide if sheContinue reading “ISOLATION”

SHIELDING

This photo of my daughter K was taken on Mother’s Day. We celebrated it in the simplest manner as most Mums did this year. I am J, a Mum of 2 daughters K, aged 18 and M, 12, wife to N and I am a health professional. This is my first blog on my firstContinue reading “SHIELDING”