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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.

An Unpredictable Life

"Hasn't she got rosy red cheeks!? Is she teething or is she always like…

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National Hug Day

Milestones... we all wait and wait for them to come and then we celebrate the tiniest…

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Tesco orders additional 350 GoTo Shop Trolleys

Congratulations Community! We have exciting news to share with you. 

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What does it mean to be a special needs campaigner?

Campaigner Noun A person who works in an organised and active way towards a goal.

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5 reasons to go shopping with a child with special needs

For many parents shopping with their children is a complete nightmare.

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Dear Lidl,

We live just around the corner from one of your stores.

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Lidl trialling the GoTo Shop Trolley in the UK

Great news! Lidl is trialling the GoTo Shop trolley in its Cambuslang/Rutherford…

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Marks & Spencer trial the GoTo Shop Trolley

We're delighted to learn that Marks & Spencer in Eastbourne is currently…

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Launch of the GoTo Shop Trolley

Over 1500 specially adapted shopping trolleys now being rolled out at supermarkets…

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GoTo Shop Trolleys now available in almost 400 Asda stores across the UK

Amazing news...Almost 400 Asda stores across the United Kingdom now have a Firefly…

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Irish Retailer Dunnes to roll out GoTo Shop Trolley

GREAT NEWS! Irish retailer Dunnes Stores have bought 230 GoTo trolley seats and will…

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Asda to get the GoTo Shop Trolley

​Congratulations to everyone who has supported the GoTo Shop trolley in #EverySupermarket…

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Tesco to roll out the GoTo Shop Trolley

​Have you heard the news? 500 Tesco stores across the UK will soon have Firefly…

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GoTo Shop Trolley Dash

​For a couple of years now I’ve found taking my daughter, Lucy, food shopping…

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Good News! Tesco Tries the GoTo Shop Disability Trolley

UK retail giant Tesco will start trialling the new GoTo Shop disability…

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Inclusive Shopping: The GoTo Shop Trolley

As everyone with children will know, shopping can be hard when you’ve got to…

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