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My Water Baby...

Water is something that Roo has always loved since he was a baby...he has never shown a dislike to getting wet..he absolutely adores water...bath times have never been an issue..he gets in, sits down and just for a moment he is completely still, staring at the water & his smile gets wider and wider till all of a sudden he becomes so alert and starts playing with the water! Its so lovely seeing him being so happy..when he is unhappy or sad or in pain take him to some water and he will be cheered up... He has taken to putting his mouth to the water, puts his tongue out and makes a licking motion on the surface of the water! He reminds me of a cat sometimes! 

Since he was a newborn I have taken him swimming on a regular basis...he is always happy to go into the pool as long as I am holding him...funnily enough in the swimming pool he isn't too keen on putting his face in the water but other than that he just loves having his whole body in the water..we have to hold him all the t…

This is My Child...

Bear with me...I'm a bit rusty as haven't written on the blog for a while due to the summer holidays! But there is a new campaign going around at the moment specifically about special needs children and they have been asking for bloggers to add their posts so I thought I could try and write one up about Roo.
We knew Roo had problems from a very young age ( 11wks) and while we struggled to come to terms with how our lives would never be the same again I was glad in a sense that I didn't have to explain to people as to outsiders his issues weren't obvious and whenever we went out he was always in his car seat or buggy and no one blinked, no one stared as to them I was a normal mum taking her child shopping, a walk etc. It was only as Roo got older that his problems became more noticeable and started to attract unwanted attention.
Although Roo will be 3 in November he has only been walking for 10 mths & he isn't a great walker as he loses balance very easily as h…