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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
It’s funny how one day a year we are supposed to shout from the rooftops about…
by Ger Smyth on 23rd February, 2018
I have a son with extraordinary needs, special needs.
by Melissa Schlemmer on 23rd February, 2018
As the school holidays come to an end my energy levels are depleted, my patience…
by Hayley Goleniowska on 4th September, 2017
In our home, we really do try our best to feed our children the best and suggested.…
by Brittney Baumgartner on 1st September, 2017
Scream it from the top of the mountains in your bathrobe, because school is back…
We recently learned our son’s hearing loss has progressed even more in the…
by Melissa Schlemmer on 1st September, 2017
It's back to school time and while some traditional school supplies are needed…
by Stacy Warden on 1st September, 2017
Our family went to a pool party a few weeks ago and on our way home I texted my girlfriend…
My daughter Sydney recently had her 2 year developmental review with our Health Visitor.
by Laura Rutherford on 28th August, 2017
I will go into the bookstore hand over his school book list and pay the cashier a…
by Ger Smyth on 24th August, 2017
We spend a lot of time focusing on the positives and accepting that this is our "normal".
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 23rd August, 2017
School holidays are one of those marmite subjects between special needs families…
by Laura Moore on 22nd August, 2017
“Hi, I’m Heidi’s Mum”. That’s pretty much my standard…
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