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Have you ever been scrolling through Facebook and came across those heart touching…

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Silver Linings

I am so fed up of having a disabled child being deemed as a negative thing and so…

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Please would someone stop the world for a moment?

Because I want to get off. 2016 was brutal and its friend 2017 has not been pleasant…

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A Good Deed

As we all know, with the new year comes the dreaded reset on insurance deductibles.

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Happy Valentine’s to my Village

It takes a village. A tribe. A family. Raising a child with special needs isn’t…

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Valentine’s Day is Different Now

It was once a day where you rushed through the front door, waving your handmade masterpiece…

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Saint Valentine and Seizures

When you think of Valentine’s Day, I suspect you think of cards, flowers, hearts…

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Waiting Room Woes

I could feel the blood rushing to my head. I knew I was the center of attention,…

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The Mystery of the Blue Badge

There is obviously something mysterious and complex about the Blue Badge. Ah yes,…

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Learning Social Cues

I was watching a documentary about Autism, and it got me thinking back to my boy.

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When your child’s mental health is a concern

If there was one thing I wished people could understand about mental health it would…

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A New Furry Pal

I remember early on, well after receiving Oliver’s diagnosis, looking in to…

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The struggle is real

The inevitable has happened and Sam has come down with the Dreaded Lurgy. 

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Fear of the F word

The flu. The scariest F-word to hit us this year. It has hit Texas and all over,…

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It can’t just be me…can it?

I count myself incredibly lucky. Not only is my husband my best friend, but we have…

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New Year, New Avenues

January has just come to a close, and the new year has brought new avenues already!

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Stop Comparing

I have seen this time and time again. I know that this may come as a surprise to…

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Thought for the Day

Inspirational quotes, you know the ones. They pop up on your face book feed with…

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The Importance of Family

I remember as a child hearing people say that as long as you have your health then…

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You’ll Never Know

I was chatting with a friend a while ago about our daily life and I mentioned something…

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National Storytelling Week

In honour of national storytelling week, I thought I’d write a short story…

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A Hard Day’s Night

When my eldest child, Sean, was first born and I was up four or five times in the…

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A Special Relationship

My eldest son, Sean, is just 14 months older than his profoundly disabled younger…

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National Young Carers Day

He drops his bag by the sitting room door. I ask how his day was. I generally get…

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A Poster Girl for Disability

Years ago, we had a disastrous meal out. Pearl was present but not yet born, perhaps…

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Please Don’t Forget Me

I have realised since having my baby that people seem to have drifted away. I know…

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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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5 Things I am Tired of Hearing as a Parent of a Disabled Child

My son, William, has quadriplegic cerebral palsy and is a full-time wheelchair user. …

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Groundhog Day

I recently watched the film Ground Hog Day. If you haven’t watched the film,…

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