Fairytale of a Special Needs Christmas

It’s Christmas week babe,In our wild house,

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Tired and Grumpy, and that’s just Mummy

I believe the appropriate word is ugg.

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Special Needs

Tube Feeding - One Year On

A friend of mine recently spoke to me about their concerns over the gastrostomy as…

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Special Needs Parenting: Delicious slow cooked pork tenderloin

This is one of the easiest and most delicious recipes I’ve found for cooking…

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by Laura Moore
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Food

Chicken and Veggies One Pot Dinner

Try this quick and easy recipe for a quick fix on a cold night!

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Food

Special Needs Diets: 10 fun foods for pureed eaters

Flavor experimentation can be quite enjoyable for children who are pureed eaters.

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Food

Recipe: Seed & Nut Bars

If you like flapjacks you will love these!

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Health & Beauty

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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Food

Summer Picnic Sausage Rolls

These sausage rolls are better than any you can buy in the supermarkets and they…

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by Laura Moore
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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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Food, Health & Beauty

10 Ways to Make Water More Exciting

It’s always important to keep hydrated, especially at this time of year. …

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Food, Health & Beauty

Whole 30 for the Special Needs Parent

Special needs parents are often under-eating, over-eating, convenience eating or…

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by Stacy Warden
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Food

Noodles for Knackered Mothers

Mothers, especially we ‘Special Needs’ mothers, are forever being told…

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Food

Best EVER Gluten Free & Sugar Free Almond Flour Brownies

A couple of years ago, I searched and searched the internet for a suitable flour…

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Food

Is a Healthy Breakfast That Important?

Brеаkfаѕt іѕ the most important meal of thе day. 

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Eat more veggies with this amazing, simple homemade dill dip!

We all know for our general health and well-being we are advised to eat our ‘5…

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Food

Healthy Food Swap

Winter is coming to an end soon (hopefully) here in the Midwest, and after eating…

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Special Needs

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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Health & Beauty

Are Dietary Supplements Really Necessary?

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

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Food

Skinny Peanut Butter Brownies

Great recipe for a sweet treat with half the guilt!

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by Laura Moore
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Food

5 Things I Love About My Slow Cooker

If you are anything like our family, meal times, and especially dinner-time, is a…

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by Rebecca Toal
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Food

How to “Alkalize” your Body

Did you know that if your body is overly acidic it can cause you to gain weight,…

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by Rebecca Toal
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Food

Juicing for Health

I recently started juicing again. I really wanted another way to get lots of veggies,…

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Food, Special Needs

“Please just one bite” - Introducing new foods

I remember back to when my son was about 18 months old and he suddenly stopping eating…

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Food, Health & Beauty

The Mediterranean Diet & Your Health

The Mediterranean diet and its many health benefits has featured numerous times recently…

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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

Homemade Takeaway: Wholewheat Pizza

Is Saturday night “Pizza and a Movie” night at your house? Get your kids…

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Food

Homemade Takeaway: Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry with Brown Rice

This mild curry recipe comes together quickly while the rice is cooking, so you’ll…

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Food, Special Needs

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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Food, Special Needs

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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Food

Recipe: Cheddar & Chicken Quesadillas

Need a quick and easy dinner recipe, but one that is also low in lactose, fructose,…

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Recipe for weight gain: Tuna Salad with Walnuts and Raisins

Having a child who is considered underweight for his or her age can be very stressful…

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