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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

Will she Always Have that Tube?

If I had a £1 for every time I was asked that question.

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Lunch Date with a Tubie

In a rare twist of fate, on a day when I actually had a decent time for lunch Sam…

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Special Needs

Battle Scars and Bellies

I was afraid of something that ultimately made your life so much easier and gave…

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Food, Special Needs

The wonderful benefits of blending

Since Sam had his PEG fitted a year ago, he has come a looong way.  From being…

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Food, Special Needs

Five Nutritional Challenges of Special Needs Children

Parents of children with special needs often battle with the overwhelming feeding…

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Holidaying… with a tubie

I am really quite excited… in a just a few weeks we’re off on our holidays!…

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Tube vs Food: are we making the right decision?

From day one getting food down my son has not been an easy task. I remember in detail…

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Special Needs

E is for ... Epilepsy

There are many wonderful blog articles out there about Epilepsy, one of my favourites…

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Special Needs

Raising Kids with Special Needs: Our G-J tube journey

​Deciding whether or not your child should get a feeding tube can be an agonizing…

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Blended Diet for Tube Fed Kids – Our Journey

If you had told me this time last year that I would be tube feeding my child 100%…

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When did this become so normal?

I had a bit of a moment today. Sat in Starbucks (again) #dontjudge I was feeding…

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