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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
I can remember writing out my Christmas wish list as a child, excited for all the…
by Jodi Shenal on 15th December, 2017
I am one of those people that like to have everything bought for Christmas by August.
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 14th December, 2017
It’s Christmas week babe,In our wild house,
by Ger Smyth on 13th December, 2017
If you are like me, you are very very excited about the upcoming seasons and activities…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 29th September, 2017
Toileting is a big thing in our house. I am in possession of a small girl working…
by Jane Scott on 22nd September, 2017
One of the many things I struggle with, is being a step-parent
by Brittney Baumgartner on 15th September, 2017
Wondering what you should put on your child's wardrobe shopping list this Fall?
by Stacy Warden on 15th September, 2017
We visit my mum in the USA every year staying for up to a month on occasions. Our…
by Laura Moore on 18th July, 2017
Fashion, Special Needs
Everyone loves going shopping right?
by Firefly Community on 29th June, 2017
Consider this a public service announcement from Firefly!
by Firefly Community on 28th June, 2017
Whether you enjoy being outside in the fresh air, the wind blowing in your hair,…
by Hayley Goleniowska on 26th June, 2017
School has finally wrapped up for my oldest son, Aaden, who just graduated fourth…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 13th June, 2017
Yes, my three year old can master my iPhone and click open Youtube Kids to watch…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 6th June, 2017
So I did something this week that I’m already starting to get anxious about;…
by Zowie Kaye on 5th June, 2017
There are times when we all need something familiar, something that brings us comfort
by Mark Arnold on 1st June, 2017
As far as anyone knows we’re a nice, normal family… so stated the sign…
by Carolyn Voisey on 23rd May, 2017
There is one thing I pretty much loathe doing.
by Carolyn Voisey on 22nd May, 2017
A humorous look in the mind of a special needs mum when a professional is coming…
by Miriam Gwynne on 19th May, 2017
So, I may well have waxed lyrical about how it doesn’t actually matter to me…
by Carolyn Voisey on 17th May, 2017
We asked you, ‘What is the most positive or supportive thing anyone said to…
by Firefly Community on 12th May, 2017
Being punched in the nose, having your cheeks wiped with saliva hands and all the…
by Rochelle Followes on 10th May, 2017
by Firefly Community on 9th May, 2017
From the Forum
by Firefly Community on 8th May, 2017
April 11th, my little man Oliver celebrated his third birthday!
by Brittney Baumgartner on 5th May, 2017
The internet is a very valuable tool for parents like us, not just for research purposes…
by The Odd Sock Diary on 4th May, 2017
Did you know universities actually seek 'mature students' and some employers…
by Miriam Gwynne on 4th May, 2017
I’ve had a feeling for a while now – this is as good as it gets.
by Claire Smyth on 3rd May, 2017
From the ForumReal life confessions from special needs parents…
by Firefly Community on 3rd May, 2017
As some of you may remember, Oliver started playing sports for a local organization…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 25th April, 2017
This week we got the news that the Council are happy with the plans for Sam’s…
by Carolyn Voisey on 13th April, 2017
As some you may already know, April is Occupational Therapy Month. We’ve been…
by Rebecca Toal on 10th April, 2017
Aren’t siblings great?! I for one am so thankful for my three sibs, and for…