Special Needs Parenting: What a difference a year makes

“He who laughs most, learns best” – John Cleese.  In September…

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Special Needs Parenting: Acceptance is key

Few of us knew about our children’s conditions before they were born and even…

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Health & Beauty

Are Dietary Supplements Really Necessary?

Do you really need a daily multivitamin, fish oil, or antioxidants formulas? Want…

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Special Needs

April Fools

April the first is known as a day for spreading practical jokes and hoaxes. Sadly…

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Podcast

Podcast: I’m A Bad Person Now - Raising children with disabilities

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Special Needs

Just Why Are There So Many Special Needs Blogs?

It’s a valid question for the genuinely curious.

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Special Needs

Reaching New Heights

Literally. My little boy has begun his adventure in learning how to walk and has…

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Special Needs

Mother’s Day

Before I became a mum I tried for a long time to get pregnant and was even told by…

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Special Needs

Mothering Sunday

I feel we should always celebrate the special people and we should never take them…

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Special Needs

Red Nose Day

This is a well known day that has been running yearly since 1998; helping globally,…

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Health & Beauty

3 Strategies to Get you Walking

Walking is a simple way to incorporate physical activity into your life and provides…

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Fashion

10 Songs that Should be in the Soundtrack to your Life

In the movies and on TV, you can usually tell the mood of a character (or even the…

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Special Needs

Happiness Is

Happiness is the quiet moment hidden in the blur of a busy day.

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Special Needs

International Day of Happiness

Happiness – synonyms: contentment, pleasure, satisfaction, cheerfulness, merriment,…

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Special Needs

International Day of Happiness: Our Bubble

Happiness is measured differently by so many people.

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Special Needs

Let’s talk About Special Needs Dads

It's typically the special needs moms that are on the front lines. 

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Special Needs

I’m Not Ranting, but Please Stop Using That Word

I know many people feel like they’ve been bombarded with blog posts and articles…

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Special Needs, International Blogs

St Patrick’s Day

Internationally celebrated. Our small island and our patron Saint, St. Patrick celebrated…

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Special Needs

Confessions of the Overly Organised

I was watching an episode of the television show Speechless last week. …

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Special Needs

5 Pitfalls of Blogging About Your Family

Blogging is not always plain sailing. I have experienced many times where I have…

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Special Needs

It’s Not A Secret

It's not a secret that you can't walk Although we truly believed you would

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Special Needs

The Guessing Game

The realisation of how valuable speech is has been brought home to me in a new way…

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Special Needs

Update! Update! Read All About It!

The monthly update on the Hinkley household does not bring much change, a little…

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Special Needs

Signs of Life

I remember it like it was yesterday; pulling the car up onto the driveway and hearing…

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Special Needs

Who Would You Be?

I hate this thought, it only comes to me when I'm alone. 

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Special Needs, International Blogs

International Women’s Day

So this day is a global day to celebrate women, unity, reflection, advocacy and action.…

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Special Needs

5 Benefits to Blogging

It's true that bloggers write incredibly powerfully about special needs and mental…

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Special Needs

Special Needs Guide to Brighton

Good old Sussex by the sea is the ideal spot for a holiday and here is my guide of…

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Special Needs

The Right to Education

Over the past few weeks, my social media has lit up with people worried about the…

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What is MY story?

I’ve been pondering lately how I would retell the story of my life.

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Special Needs

I Cannot See Your Child Today

I have always welcomed children into my home, and enjoyed their company, since Zachariah…

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Food

Skinny Peanut Butter Brownies

Great recipe for a sweet treat with half the guilt!

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