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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
The official changing places campaign has been running for over 10 years and we currently…
by Firefly Community on 21st August, 2017
“Hi, I’m Heidi’s Mum”. That’s pretty much my standard…
by Sarah Kay on 18th August, 2017
by Sarah Kay on 18th August, 2017
In today’s world, an act of kindness is appreciated now more than ever.
by Jodi Shenal on 18th August, 2017
I do know where the ‘obsession’ came from. I am not sure I would call…
by Ger Smyth on 18th August, 2017
Does the ‘real world’ only apply to non-disabled people?
by Angela Kelly on 17th August, 2017
Slightly random title for a special needs blog isn’t it? Let me explain.
by Sarah Kay on 15th August, 2017
11 months old and my daughter has taught me more than I have learnt in my life.
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 12th August, 2017
SUMMER…A season of sunshine, relaxation and family outings.
by Jodi Shenal on 11th August, 2017
It’s not because I’ve got anything against Nick Knowles, quite the opposite…
by Sarah Kay on 10th August, 2017
Some days are easier than others to navigate through, when you have a nonverbal child.
by Jodi Shenal on 8th August, 2017
Special needs parents are met with a host of daily complications so when we come…
by Stacy Warden on 7th August, 2017
As it is World Breastfeeding Week, I thought I would write a little bit about my…
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 4th August, 2017
Our son with special needs will be turning four years old in just a couple of weeks.
by Angelyn Harrenstein on 3rd August, 2017
And no, this time I’m not talking about the weather.
by Carolyn Voisey on 1st August, 2017
Becoming a parent of a child with a disability has been a steep learning curve.
by Nadine Caring in the Chaos on 31st July, 2017
We have started to consider booking up activities for the summer holidays and have…
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 28th July, 2017
My identity as me and not just mum!
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 28th July, 2017
I am writing to tell you about the impending closure of NHS Nascot Lawn children's…
by Nikki Lancaster on 26th July, 2017
We all may see it all too often... The struggling mom on the sideline
by Brittney Baumgartner on 21st July, 2017
And lo, we are in the summer term and it’s only a few more weeks until the…
by Carolyn Voisey on 21st July, 2017
At the risk of sounding like a Sports Billy, I love running. I also have two children…
by Jane Scott on 21st July, 2017
When I had my first three babies, I had a group of mummies who I met up with weekly,…
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 20th July, 2017
This month, one of my blogs really received feedback from families all around and…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 19th July, 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
The way the UK weather is behaving you’d be forgiven for thinking we’ve…
by Carolyn Voisey on 17th July, 2017
In Part One of Blogging About Disability I talked about how language both reflects…
by The Odd Sock Diary on 10th July, 2017
My beautiful little girl is six years old now. She is deaf and mostly blind and has…
by Rebecca Toal on 10th July, 2017
This is Isaac. He is almost 9 years old yet still cannot tell you his own name.
by Miriam Gwynne on 4th July, 2017
The adoption process for any family can often be long, complicated and unpredictable.
by Stacy Warden on 3rd July, 2017
Summer holidays are looming and for teachers they cannot wait to skip off for 6 weeks…
by Nadine Caring in the Chaos on 2nd July, 2017
At first it is lovely to not have to cope with the school run or never ending packed…
by Miriam Gwynne on 30th June, 2017