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All bound for Lou Lou Land

Mum of two, youngest is nicknamed Lou Lou. A SWAN with epileptic encephalopathy, profound developmental delay, stunning blue eyes and the most beautiful smile I've ever seen.

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The Voice

There is one voice in this world that would make me turn my chair and emit a Tom…

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Special needs siblings: Lou Lou land

Lou Lou is not her real name, but somehow it has stuck. 

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To tuBE or not to tuBE, that is the question

Lou Lou’s eating has never been easy. 

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Halloween - A sensory sensation!

Each year, we seem to become more American in our approach to Halloween.

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A Special Needs Grandad

I want to tell you about my Dad. As well as being a brilliant Dad, he is also a rather…

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For Better or Worse (in praise of Loulou’s Daddy)

When I first saw Loulou’s Daddy many years ago at University I fancied him…

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Epilepsy is…

I wrote the following words for Purple Day, the International day for raising awareness…

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Growing Pains

Every day out, weekend away or staycation with Lou Lou brings a whole new dose of…

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The redundant stair-gates

This week we have removed the stair-gates from two doorways and passed them on to…

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Every day is Undiagnosed Day in our house

Remember when the postman used to deliver mail early in the morning? Well, these…

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