The guilt still remains…

If you follow us on social media at all you would have seen these posts from this past weekend where I shared about how my small boy was struggling with an ear infection then a perforated ear drum.  It was not a fun thing to watch him in so much pain, knowing there was very […]

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The grommets are still in…

And I am relieved, and realising how grateful I am for those two tiny pieces of plastic, keeping his ears healthy and comfortable. Last week, Little Man started complaining of a sore ear, and was a bit grumpy and irritable! This did not sound good. His teacher even commented on it. I had a feeling […]

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One more time: No Regrets!

Last week, my Small Boy, who seems very small, in his uniform, trotting off with his book bag, started Nursery. This was a bigger milestone, for us, than it would seem. 6 months ago, we were in a pretty bad place. Small had some very evident sensory issues, and his behaviour and ability to cope in certain […]

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What is a grommet?

I have had a lot of people ask me “so what exactly is a grommet and what does it do?”. Small Boy is due to have a small procedure, under general anaesthetic, next week, to insert grommets into both of his ears. The correct term for the procedure is Myringotomy  and insertion of grommets. It […]

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The blog post where I talk about sleep, AGAIN!

Unrelated but annoyed looking cat. Sums up how we feel about sleep… Oh look, she’s blogging about sleep, or lack of it, again, I hear you mutter. Yes, I am going to talk about sleep, and probably sound a bit whiney, but this is more of an update post, than anything else. We recently discovered that […]

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So, do we have an answer….?

Or at least we hope, we have worked out why Small Boy may not be sleeping so well. I am kicking myself, and feel very guilty, that I should have worked it out sooner, but now we know, and hopefully we can work our way to a solution. At Christmas time, Small Boy got flu, […]

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