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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects children & teens and…

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Baby Loss Awareness: Our Darling Daughter

A single heartbeat,  Constant tears,   There wasn’t enough, …

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Special Needs

Magic

This year, for the first time, Sam is very much aware that *something* is going on. 

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Fashion

Christmas Night Outfit

Every year I look forward to Christmastime.  

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Special Needs

Why Scooot Makes a Great Christmas Present…

Dear Santa, We know it can be difficult for you to choose the perfect gifts for kids…

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Special Needs

The Worlds Most Expensive Mince Pie

In amongst the grind of daily life with a medical mystery (granted, a very handsome…

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Special Needs

Z is for Zoo

In my self-imposed challenge to blog my way through the alphabet about special needs…

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Special Needs

Special Needs Brothers & Sisters: Constant Arguing!

My three monsters are slowly pushing me to my limit!

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Special Needs

The New Christmas Gift Rule: Kids

I saw an idea on Pinterest a couple of years ago and thought it was excellent.  

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Special Needs

The sign said ‘accessible’... it was anything but!

All I needed was a birthday card and some wrapping paper so I thought I would chance…

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Special Needs

How Blogging has changed my life

I did OK at English in school and college but I would never have put myself down…

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Special Needs, Health & Beauty

Music and Movement for Children and Adults with Special Needs!

I began researching the benefits of music and movement for my own daughter whose…

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Special Needs, Health & Beauty

Taking time for Me!

Since becoming a mum 11 years ago, I haven’t been the best at taking time to…

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Special Needs, Health & Beauty

Are we over-reliant on drugs?

I often wonder in this day and age, do we rely too heavily on medications?

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Food, Special Needs

Days Out - Eating out with a fussy eater

As an SEN parent we all know the military precision of our lives, our routines

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Special Needs

Five lessons my autistic daughter is learning through having a tropical fish tank

When my daughter was first diagnosed with autism three years ago this month I received…

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Fashion, Special Needs

Special Clothing for Special People

Children and adults with special needs sometimes find conventional clothing difficult…

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Health & Beauty

8 tips to help you get a good night’s sleep

If you have a child who is experiencing sleep challenges, it goes without saying…

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Food

Recipe for weight gain: Strawberry Banana Smoothie

For some kids with disabilities, it can be hard to keep weight on because of trouble…

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Special Needs

Ideas for your Special Needs Summer Picnic

Remember the days when all you had to worry about was how many picnic ants you’d…

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Food

Top Tips for Summer Barbecue and Food Safety

If you're anything at all like me, when you think of summer, visions of delicious…

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Food

Recipe for weight gain: Tuna Salad with Walnuts and Raisins

Having a child who is considered underweight for his or her age can be very stressful…

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Special Needs

The Compassion of a Special Needs Sibling

I sat across from his teacher. I was anxious about what she was going to tell…

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Special Needs

The Compassion of a Special Needs Sibiling

I sat across from his teacher. I was anxious about what she was going to tell…

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Special Needs

Kids with Special Needs: So what? It’s just a pair of shoes!

There are a number of reasons we don’t do certain everyday things with Ethan.

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Special Needs

Free step-by-step guide to making the most of your Upsee

Now every parent and therapist can download a free step-by-step guide to maximising…

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Special Needs

Holiday Blues are Real When You Have a Child With Special Needs

Special needs parents are particularly susceptible to having a case of holiday blues. 

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Special Needs

Dear Husband, We’re a Special Needs Team…

Dear Husband (aka Special Needs SuperDad),

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Special Needs

What Happened to My Normal Life?

Wheeling Danny into the hospital for yet another procedure, I stopped to reflect…

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Special Needs

Look After Yourself - Raising a Child with a Disability

‘Jane, watch your back!’ I had a feeling I was being watched but didn’t…

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