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StarlightMcKenzie Fri 19-Jul-13 09:47:10

Scroll down to the bottom and see a pic of a bunch of stereotypical carrots.

bochead Fri 30-May-14 11:41:17

Another one here - who got a much needed giggle.

Annual review for a statement with an empty section 2,3,5&6 is next week , and I'm fast losing patience.

NoRunAround Fri 30-May-14 07:27:35

grin I enjoyed reading this again thanks

StarlightMcKenzie Thu 29-May-14 23:11:30

Hooray for Zombies!!!!

claw2 Tue 23-Jul-13 11:09:29

I get the feeling that SW will be closing the case very soon. The outcome of the CIN plan has been reached. Nothing is left on the system but my response to draft, I have covered my bases if draft is ever found again.

CIN plan gives a brief accurate account and im happy with that. I would like nothing better than for SS to disappear into the distant past.

StarlightMcKenzie Tue 23-Jul-13 10:48:03

And yes. Justa and Claw knew I was in labour before DH did.

StarlightMcKenzie Tue 23-Jul-13 10:47:35

Yes lose the paperwork, but keep it to 'bargain' if you need to depending on the outcome of the next.

Don't really lose it though. It is significant evidence of malpractice if you ever need to bargain.

Though if this SW is sensible, and has been honest you might want to hold back from that, or if you follow it up be clear that she's not in the complaint.

justaboutreadyforbed Tue 23-Jul-13 10:35:03

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claw2 Tue 23-Jul-13 08:50:23

Sorry for hijack of caring carrot thread, but im not sure what to do about this;-

SW is saying she can find no trace of IA or core assessment. What happened was previous SW did a draft core assessment (handed to me in a fit of rage after I complained about her) I have the draft, which is just filled with lies and inaccurate dates and info. I responded to core assessment in writing (SW has a copy of my response, its all she could find)

Now new SW is saying if I send her a copy of the draft, she will make the amendments. Draft core assessment was just a farce from page 1 to the end and the whole thing needed rewriting. It has 'disappeared' from SS systems and there is no trace of it.

My thinking if SW wants a core assessment, she should complete a new one and I should conveniently not be able to find my draft copy.

Yours thoughts?

claw2 Tue 23-Jul-13 08:25:05

I had a meeting yesterday with my caring carrot SW (I did buy her chocolates as 'I didn't know for how much longer she would be involved and I just wanted to thank her') She also emailed me to tell me she can find no trace of an initial assessment or core assessment ever having being done.

And she supplied me with the CIN plan (even if it was only written by her last week) so she got chocolates for that and above all being HONEST with me!

I have a CIN meeting this afternoon and I now feel very confident for a change.

claw2 Tue 23-Jul-13 08:17:14

She most certainly is! Star has held my hand from the beginning and I owe her big time!

Without Star and many others, I would have caved long ago. I would have believed I actually was going crazy. The power of MN made the one sided fight, more even.

I often sit in meetings alone, with MN beside me, thinking hmm what would Star or Agnes or IE or Keep etc, etc say to that grin

justaboutreadyforbed Tue 23-Jul-13 08:10:43

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claw2 Tue 23-Jul-13 07:41:15

Ooh I would love to have a pinch of some chubby chops!

I will pm you my mobile number

NoHaudinMaWheest Mon 22-Jul-13 22:12:54

Oh I've met him and he is delightful.

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 22-Jul-13 20:56:04

Perhaps you could get to meeting him in the summer sometime. We're flitting about and likely to come your way around 9th Aug ish!!??

inappropriatelyemployed Mon 22-Jul-13 20:00:10

Great news Claw! Well done indeed!

claw2 Mon 22-Jul-13 17:32:24

Lol Star! I once left my eldest in the Post Office in his pram and the lady had to chase me down the road, oops!

He sounds delightful, im getting broody just thinking about him!

claw2 Mon 22-Jul-13 17:29:38

Keep, I don't think there is anyone could say or do in future to shock or stress me. Its been a journey and a half and I really hope I have learnt something along the way. It isn't quite over yet and im sure there will be many obstacles, but I really feel like the worse is over.

Thank you all for your support and above all keeping me sane!

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 22-Jul-13 17:23:06

Actually it was a good distraction at the time.

Baby star has taken 3 steps and though has no words is a right ole chatterbox, regularly making speeches on the bus, in the supermarket, at 5am..........

Very chilled happy soul though.

DS's term has finished so I took him and baby (in the buggy) to pick up dd. On the way back, one of the Nannies caught up with me at the road as I'd left baby in the playground and was setting off home with just dd and ds. blush.

That's how little bother he is though.

claw2 Mon 22-Jul-13 17:16:49

I remember that well Star, you were giving me advice in between contractions!!

How is little Star? I bet he has grown

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 22-Jul-13 16:11:06

I remember Claw kept me company virtually when I was in labour just over a year ago. At 4:30am, when I think the real shit starting hitting.

I was lying on my front in the bath and posting in between contractions on my ipad. Baby was born just after 8am.

Badvoc Mon 22-Jul-13 15:10:10

So pleased for you x

KeepOnKeepingOn1 Mon 22-Jul-13 12:35:33

Well done Claw - you played a blinder smile

The best indicator that things have got better is that you are no longer posting with the latest machination of the LA/SS but are posting clear and confident help to those at earlier stages of the journey. You seem stronger as a result of this experience and don't seem to be heading for depression now that you have time for a breakdown iykwim.

Not that I would recommend the experience as life-affirming!

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 22-Jul-13 10:46:50

Oh that's brilliant. SO good to hear Claw.

I hope this new school is able to help your ds and your family get back to a normal family life and that your ds is happy there.

I fought the claw, and the claw won..............

At last!!!!

claw2 Mon 22-Jul-13 10:34:15

Thanks everyone grin

justaboutreadyforbed Mon 22-Jul-13 10:32:22

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