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Why I Love the Firefly GoTo Shop

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

One of the lesser known eating disorders is ARFID (avoidant/restrictive food intake…

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Do You Feel Like Your Life is on Hold?

I was supposed to be on a flight this morning to America. 

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Our Rare Disease Story

When my daughter was born in 2015, I knew my world would never be the same. …

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Finding a Rare Disease Family

rare ADJECTIVE (of an event, situation, or condition) not occurring very often.

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When Every Day is Rare Disease Day

Officially, a disease is classed as rare if it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people. 

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Rare Diseases Aren’t That Rare

It’s funny how one day a year we are supposed to shout from the rooftops about…

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Why I will Continue to Use the Term Special Needs

I have a son with extraordinary needs, special needs.

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One in a Million

This month we are celebrating Rare Disease Day.

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Eco-Friendly

For most people, seeing That episode of Blue Planet 2 was probably the first time…

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Mum Competitions

When I was pregnant with my first child, people warned me not to be a Mum whose baby…

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Being a Single Special Needs Parent for a Week

Parenting is… TOUGH, isn’t it? Parenting a child with extra physical,…

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Little Acts of Kindness

I always want to see the good in people; irritatingly, I have often been disappointed. 

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A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed

‘Good friends show their love in times of trouble, not just in times of happiness’…

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3 Ways to Help Siblings Bond when One has a Disability

I grew up as one of four children. There were times when we were best friends and…

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A Few Tips for Flu Season

This time of year is always scary. Flu season. This year already it has caused the…

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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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