Welcome to Through Coloured Shattered Glass – a blog about parenting differently, ASD, twins, psychology and life in general.
Hi, I’m Jennie, and this is my life and my blog.
Having worked at the RSPCA as a volunteer years ago, I had decided that one day I would adopt an adult cat. There are so many of them, often not very old even, and some incredibly social too. With my family however, I knew it could be a while before we found one who would be robust enough to stand up to the chaos that is our home.read more
Please tell me I’m not the only mum who could run screaming every time the time to cook gets close.read more
I had 2 Christmases with Charlie's family, and none with mine. This Christmas coupled this cruel twist of fate with my attendance of 2 funerals in the month of December, so it hasn't been the most pleasant month. For my nuclear family though, this...read more
Carrying a virtual fire extinguisher around to diffuse whatever explodes next, I find myself questioning my abilities as a mum. I’m not the only one either. It seems to be something that I see lots of mums doing right now.read more
You may well ask “why would I be interested in this film?”, and to this I say that we all need to learn about each other, and it’s about time misconceptions about those defined as disabled were dissolved.read more
I did my honours thesis in Emotional Intelligence, and was surprised at how little
people understood about emotion generally, so was determined my children would learn about them.