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Emma Murphy

Emma Murphy, otherwise known as Little Mama Murphy is a special needs teacher and a mother of two boys. Her youngest, Hugh, has an undiagnosed genetic condition, life threatening seizures and is profoundly disabled. She blogs about family life and the joys and challenges they face.

@HappyLittleHugh http://www.littlemamamurphy.co.uk/

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Finding a Rare Disease Family

rare ADJECTIVE (of an event, situation, or condition) not occurring very often.

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Saint Valentine and Seizures

When you think of Valentine’s Day, I suspect you think of cards, flowers, hearts…

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A Hard Day’s Night

When my eldest child, Sean, was first born and I was up four or five times in the…

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A Special Relationship

My eldest son, Sean, is just 14 months older than his profoundly disabled younger…

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Five things I’ve learned about epilepsy since my son’s diagnosis

1. Not all seizures are the same Prior to my son’s epilepsy diagnosis, I’d…

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