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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects children & teens and…

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Baby Loss Awareness: Our Darling Daughter

A single heartbeat,  Constant tears,   There wasn’t enough, …

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Special Needs Parenting: A Plan for Inclusion

This month, one of my blogs really received feedback from families all around and…

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Sunshine is Here!

The sunshine is here at last. The dark long nights being cosied inside have changed…

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Special Needs Vacations: Love the US but Live in the UK

We visit my mum in the USA every year staying for up to a month on occasions. Our…

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5 Hairstyles for Busy Moms on the Go

One foot in the kitchen and the other in study room, scribbling tasks for today while…

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Changing Seasons

The way the UK weather is behaving you’d be forgiven for thinking we’ve…

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How to Start a Running Routine When You Have Kids With Special Needs

Want to get fit but you're short on time? Juggling therapies and caring with…

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Dare to Date: A Discussion with a Single Special Needs Parent

Finding love again isn't selfish, it's called self-preservation.

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Who Needs a Changing Places Toilet?

It is estimated that at least 1 in 260 people in the UK require a changing places…

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Special Needs Families: The stress of moving house

I read somewhere that moving house is only second to divorce in the list of "most…

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Blogging About Disability Part Two: Groping for Words

In Part One of Blogging About Disability I talked about how language both reflects…

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Special Needs Parents: Why won’t he say sorry?

Why won't he say sorry?! She said as she clung to me and wept...

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Special Needs Parenting: Should You or Shouldn’t You Floss Your Child’s Teeth?

For children with developmental disabilities including sensory disorders every day…

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Special Needs Families: Tips to survive a heatwave

Wow, this weather we’ve been enjoying recently has been amazing! 

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Special Needs Parenting: My life as it was meant to be

As the parent of a child with Down’s Syndrome, I need to live forever, or at…

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Special Needs Parenting: Never say never

When I was younger, looking back, I was oblivious to many things.  

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Special Needs Parenting: How I stand up for my daughter

My beautiful little girl is six years old now. She is deaf and mostly blind and has…

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The Ultimate Budget Wedding Guest Outfit

With the summer time fast approaching and wedding season just around the corner it's…

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Special Needs Families: 10 Healthy Snacks the Whole Family Can Enjoy

If you’re tired of feeding your family less than wholesome snacks like cookies…

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Special Needs Families: Slather on some sunscreen!

Summer is upon us; the time of the year when families stock up on gallons of sunscreen…

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Best budget-friendly mascaras

Finding the best mascara that will compliment your eyes is often a daunting task. 

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10 Things I am Glad my Son with Learning Difficulties Will Never Do

This is Isaac. He is almost 9 years old yet still cannot tell you his own name.

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We’re all going on a…SUMMER HOL-I-DAY

How does that song go again?

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The Love Behind Special Needs Adoption

The adoption process for any family can often be long, complicated and unpredictable.

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Dread of the Summer Holidays

Summer holidays are looming and for teachers they cannot wait to skip off for 6 weeks…

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Blogging About Disability Part One: The Power of Words

It is widely recognised that blogs are now an important part of the online world.

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Special Needs Parents: Getting the chop

Recently I made a bold decision, some of my closest friends called it a ‘brave’…

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Special Needs Families: Epic Parenting Fails from an Expert

I read somewhere that all anyone can expect is to be a good enough parent. 

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Fourth of July and the Fear of Loud Noises

The fourth of July always brings lots of excitement and joy here in the United States. 

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The Top 10 Summer Stresses for Special Needs Families

At first it is lovely to not have to cope with the school run or never ending packed…

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Firefly Loves Seenin

Everyone loves going shopping right?

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