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Ger Smyth

I'm Ger, a mammy to three amazing boys and wife to a computer nerd D. We are learning to live ,love and laugh since Ethan was diagnosed with Hunter syndrome in 2008.

http://geraldinerenton.com/

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It’s Getting Harder and Harder to Find THAT toy - Raising Children with Disabilities

It’s easy to collect them isn’t it? You have a baby or two and suddenly…

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When the Bus Wasn’t Red - Raising Children with Special Needs

I was new to Ethan's world; I had just been given his full diagnosis which meant…

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8 Lessons My Son Taught Me - Raising Children with Disabilities

I am that unapologetic mum. Yes, that is me. Ethan has taught…

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Sometimes Best Wishes Make You Feel Like The Worst Parent - Raising Kids with Special Needs

  I sat reading a post on a social networking site recently. The post was about…

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The Most Bittersweet of Birthdays - Raising Children with Disabilities

It’s been a summer - an Irish summer.  It rained, all the different…

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I Had One of Those Days Today - Raising Children with Special Needs

I had a day today. One of those days. It started well (it often does).

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Sensory Issues Versus Family Gatherings - Raising Children With Special Needs

For me, it’s like balancing on a tight rope. I must attend. I want to…

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‘Those’ Moments - Raising Children with Special Needs

Moments.Life is full of them.

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Why Parents of Kids with Special Needs are NOT Saying What You Thought…

As a special needs parent (I am referring to myself, not my son) there are many many…

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