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Rebecca Toal

Blessed, busy mum to four beautiful girls, the youngest with complex special needs due to extreme prematurity. We are always looking for ways to make Brielle happy and help her live life to the full! I love being a mum, getting outdoors with my family, baking, blogging and crafting smile

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Special Needs Parenting - Being a Voice for your Child

With over four years of special needs parenting under my belt, and I have a whole…

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Why I’m delighted my daughter’s trousers are torn and muddy

“Well that wasn’t very smart” was my husband’s first…

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It’s OK not to know what to say to parents whose kids have a disability

If you are a parent to a child with special needs, you’ve no doubt had your…

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Special Needs Parenting - Dealing with Guilt

Being a special needs mama, I have dealt with many ‘what if?’ questions.

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Special needs parenting: “I could never do what you do”

I am a trained nurse. However, I’ve chosen to hang up my nursing hat for a…

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