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Proud Mummy alert...........ds now on two wheels.....

(17 Posts)
lottiejenkins Tue 23-Sep-08 21:16:13

I received an email from my son last night informing me that "I got a good news for you I can riding the bike with the 2 wheel now"
which is flippin amazing. Hes 12 and profoundly deaf and dyspraxic so has found it extremely hard to manage two wheels... I have been and bought a packet of Shrek plasters in readiness for the weekend!!!grin

anonandlikeit Tue 23-Sep-08 21:20:25

Well done to your ds, how fast can you run? Will you eb able to keep up with him?

magso Tue 23-Sep-08 22:37:13

Wow that is wonderful! So he got there! Well done Lotties ds!

lottiejenkins Wed 24-Sep-08 16:22:12

Yup Magso he got there!!
My friends husband reckons he wont need plasters he'll need bandages!!

magso Wed 24-Sep-08 16:35:05

Arnica is useful for bruiseswink and fingerless gloves, thick kneed trousers, shin pads.....
I still think our son needs a red warning flag!

saint2shoes Wed 24-Sep-08 18:05:13

well done your ds

bubblagirl Wed 24-Sep-08 18:12:12

big hugs and well done to your ds xx

lottiejenkins Wed 24-Sep-08 21:31:04

Thanks. have taken the bike to my friends garage to have the stabilisers removed. When i rang up to tell him his wife answered ( we are close friends) and when i told her we both ended up in tears!!

vicsta Wed 24-Sep-08 21:35:52

Wonderful grin

leamac Wed 24-Sep-08 21:46:16

well done to you and your son

lottiejenkins Fri 26-Sep-08 16:08:01

He's due home from school in the next hour after being away all week...... am dieing to see how he gets on on his bike... We have a lovely large grassy green 100 yards away so i can let him go on there!!

lottiejenkins Fri 26-Sep-08 17:53:44

He has just ridden very carefully up the road and back for me and his godmother without falling off!!!!

vjg13 Fri 26-Sep-08 18:28:00

Well done to your sonsmile, how did he learn?

My daughter 10 has stabilisers too and can't imagine her not at the moment.
Any tips?

streakybacon Fri 26-Sep-08 19:05:00

Fab news, well done him!

lottiejenkins Fri 26-Sep-08 20:35:18

VJG..Persistence is the key i think........His team leader worked with him constantly at school and he has had ocupational therapy weekly to help him with his balance. Bless him(my ds that is) he went and found his lovely OT Steve the next morning to say thanks to him for helping him, when i spoke to Steve later in the morning i could tell he was very very moved!

Tclanger Fri 26-Sep-08 22:05:46

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

mumeeee Fri 26-Sep-08 22:10:41

Well done to your DS,

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