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Tips For Moving House With A Special Needs Child

By the time that Esther was 26 months old, we had moved house twice, and stayed at…

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The 7-Step NICU Pocket Guide

“So, you’ve had a new baby – congratulations! When is she coming…

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Communication is More Than Just Talking - Raising Children with Disabilities

My favourite CP quote is one which Firefly shared during CP Awareness Month: “4…

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A Parent’s Tips for Getting Used to the Upsee

Readers of this blog will have seen beautiful pictures of happy, smiling children…

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In Praise of Special Needs Dads

There is one group of people who are noticeably underrepresented in the blogs I read…

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How to be a pushy parent (in the right way)

“Never let the grass grow under your feet” is something I heard my parents…

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A Day in the Life of Special Needs Parent

“You have your hands full” is a phrase I literally hear every time I…

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The beauty of having a sibling with special needs

When our first child was born 17 weeks’ premature, our reason for trying for…

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