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It is Summer

Yep; for most parents they relish the lack of routine, the lack of having to get…

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Special Needs

An Upgraded Easter

As some of you may remember, Oliver started playing sports for a local organization…

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Our New Badge

When I was a child I had these little books with photographs in and each time you…

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Special Needs

Have you ordered your max card?

The Max Card is designed to make days out more financially accessible for foster…

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Special Needs Guide to Brighton

Good old Sussex by the sea is the ideal spot for a holiday and here is my guide of…

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by Laura Moore
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No Limitations

With the New Year, comes new seasons and opportunities to play sports! We never knew…

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Z is for Zoo

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

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From Doctor Appointments to Date Nights

Here in the Hinkley household date nights may come few and far between, but when…

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Great Expectations

Finding the right venue for Grandad’s birthday meal was not easy. We had to…

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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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When the Changing Places toilet is known as the ‘Shower Room’

​Hello Alastair, Firstly I’d like to apologise for the delay in sending this…

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I Hope you Dance

There is a certain amount of freedom that naturally comes with becoming a teenager.…

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This is the most disgusting thing you will read today

My daughter, May, is five years old. She no longer fits on those baby changing tables,…

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16 Amazing Things To Do in Your GoTo Seat

The GoTo Seat has been a revelation for many of our Firefly Friends trying to get involved…