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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
Until Sam was born I didn’t really know about children’s hospices; I…
by Carolyn Voisey on 21st May, 2018
This is the key to a day out together for my son and me.
by The Odd Sock Diary on 18th May, 2018
There’s a time and place for most things.
by Ger Smyth on 13th April, 2018
It’s been an extremely difficult few months in the Followes' residence.
by Rochelle Followes on 12th April, 2018
Having a disabled child is not always glamorous and cute.
by Miriam Gwynne on 12th April, 2018
We all have it, in one form or another.
by Ger Smyth on 30th March, 2018
I am the eldest of five children and our household was always hustle and bustle growing…
by Zowie Kaye on 30th March, 2018
Talynn Gurganus was born at 35 weeks on January 27, 2014.
by Guest Bloggers on 29th March, 2018
I've had a bit of writer's block on this post.
by Jane Scott on 27th March, 2018
We are a year away from the agreed beginning of the Brexit transition period, due…
by Mark Arnold on 23rd March, 2018
Everybody has it.
by Brittney Baumgartner on 22nd March, 2018
“It’s nice to share”, is one of my several programmed phrases to…
by Jane Scott on 22nd March, 2018
She came into our world in December.
by Ger Smyth on 22nd March, 2018
Medicine is a subject that I see crop up a lot on the various forums and pages I…
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 20th March, 2018
Does the Down’s Syndrome Advantage confer any benefits on other members of…
by The Odd Sock Diary on 19th March, 2018
It is difficult being a luddite married to a tecnophile.
by Jane Scott on 19th March, 2018
What my Daughter has Taught me in 4 Years
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 16th March, 2018
Temporary changing place toilets have their place, but they should never be a permanent…
by Laura Moore on 15th March, 2018
I love this time of year.
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 13th March, 2018
I was recently walking the dog up a very steep hill.
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 13th March, 2018
There really is nothing like becoming a mum.
by Ann Hickman on 13th March, 2018
My life changed when I became a mum.
by Sarah Kay on 9th March, 2018
Mother ~ They walk among us daily.
by Ger Smyth on 9th March, 2018
To the mother of my children,
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 9th March, 2018
For me, the saying, “life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a…
by Laura Rutherford on 9th March, 2018
I see women around me who bring up their children with warmth, care and affection.
by Zowie Kaye on 8th March, 2018
The Story of Jess Chippendale
by Laura Moore on 8th March, 2018
International Women's Day grew out of the labour movement to become a UN-recognised…
Who is She? She is the one we seek comfort from.
by Ger Smyth on 5th March, 2018
Tesco's motto is every little helps. It’s a particularly apt motto if you're…
by Laura Rutherford on 28th February, 2018
I have a son with extraordinary needs, special needs.
by Melissa Schlemmer on 23rd February, 2018
When I was pregnant with my first child, people warned me not to be a Mum whose baby…
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 22nd February, 2018