We've been home a while now, and on arriving back we felt it took longer than expected to adjust and settle into home life again. Our house is our home and business, so found ourselves overwhelmed with the amount of things needing to be done - After all we've been gone for 7 months ! [...]
I just felt I have to enlighten some complications we go through on a daily bases. Our updates of our blog are true to what we do but I don't really fill you in on behind the scenes very often - so here you are ...... The main thing that keeps us strong is the [...]
So the girls have now re-joined in their local school and very much enjoying it - seeing all their friends again, and settling back into routine . Isla's had her teacher aid by her side helping her to adjust which has been wonderful . For me it's been very quite - I feel like I [...]
YES - seems now that we've gained Isla some more teacher aid hours- with more persistence, lots of meetings, letters here and there, and working together with great support from Islas school principle -we did it. Together we've managed to gain Isla 4 days, or 24 hours of teacher aid per week to support Islas [...]
Wow what determination Isla has - she sawed her way through this big piece of wood for the fire all by herself ! One silver- lining for anyone with PWS is their determination, patience, and staying power to complete their goal - a skill some kids lack, especially with so much screen time going on [...]
Communications with the Ministry of Education continue to raise the hours of teacher aid that Isla's needing to attend school - with the new term starting in only 6 days - time's now of an essence ! The principle of the school is doing their best in every way with a meeting with the M.O.E [...]
From the pool to walks with jackets, and beautiful autumnal toadstools.
Anzac Day, of course a day of remembrance for those who fought and sadly lost their lives in battle. Lola had to get baking for the occasion -Not so healthy I know, but there has to be exceptions. They were very yummy, - see Lola's blog for how to make them.
After a few relaxing days at our friends we headed north to Opononi and back inland a little east to hook up with a friend we hadn't see for the time we've been away - now we're getting closer to our home we're obviously looking forward to seeing all our friends again back in and [...]
While parked up visiting our friend whos a potter and guided us to get crafty with the clay, then as you can see other crafts can also unfold when were in one place for a little while. I couldn't decide what time of the day i liked the view best - its was always so [...]