Washington Post’s Top Parenting Podcasts – we’re in there!

By on June 24, 2016

I didn’t have my phone on me yesterday. The usual vibrations and alerts didn’t reach me. During period five, when my year 13s were working hard on their writing, I checked my personal email. It was full of alerts that people were tagging me in posts on Facebook. I wondered if there was some kind Read More...


Blood letting, babies and a good result

By on February 17, 2015

This morning was… busy. Eva had a follow up test after her cortisol levels were shown to be slightly lower than normal at a blood test last week. People with CHARGE Syndrome often have issues with hormones due to the involvement of their pituitary gland. it can affect growth, stress, and other areas of development. Read More...



Christchurch, cochlear implants and some giggles

By on November 29, 2014

We are back from our excursion to Christchurch. The news is good. They are recommending bilateral (both sides) cochlear implants. Provided the surgery isn’t too lengthy they will be doing both of the implants in late March next year, before the Peanut turns one. They were very careful to point out that the results of Read More...