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 Parenting: Five ways to use stories to help your child with autism

My twins are now 8. They both have autism but they could not be more different. 

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Special Needs

Why I’m Not Ditching My New Years Resolution Today

Today is the day when most people will ditch their new year’s resolutions,…

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Special Needs

A guided tour around a special needs home

One of the many appeals of social media is the fact deep down we are all curious…

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Special Needs

A message to a grieving mother.

On the 12th of January 2016, my best friends son, my godson passed away, aged just…

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Special Needs

What makes a good friend?

My seven year old daughter is a creative little soul. 

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Magic

This year, for the first time, Sam is very much aware that *something* is going on. 

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Fashion

Christmas Night Outfit

Every year I look forward to Christmastime.  

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Special Needs

Why Scooot Makes a Great Christmas Present…

Dear Santa, We know it can be difficult for you to choose the perfect gifts for kids…

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Special Needs

The Worlds Most Expensive Mince Pie

In amongst the grind of daily life with a medical mystery (granted, a very handsome…

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Special Needs

Z is for Zoo

In my self-imposed challenge to blog my way through the alphabet about special needs…

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Special Needs

Special Needs Brothers & Sisters: Constant Arguing!

My three monsters are slowly pushing me to my limit!

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The New Christmas Gift Rule: Kids

I saw an idea on Pinterest a couple of years ago and thought it was excellent.  

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The sign said ‘accessible’... it was anything but!

All I needed was a birthday card and some wrapping paper so I thought I would chance…

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How Blogging has changed my life

I did OK at English in school and college but I would never have put myself down…

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Music and Movement for Children and Adults with Special Needs!

I began researching the benefits of music and movement for my own daughter whose…

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Taking time for Me!

Since becoming a mum 11 years ago, I haven’t been the best at taking time to…

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Are we over-reliant on drugs?

I often wonder in this day and age, do we rely too heavily on medications?

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Days Out - Eating out with a fussy eater

As an SEN parent we all know the military precision of our lives, our routines

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Five lessons my autistic daughter is learning through having a tropical fish tank

When my daughter was first diagnosed with autism three years ago this month I received…

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Special Clothing for Special People

Children and adults with special needs sometimes find conventional clothing difficult…

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8 tips to help you get a good night’s sleep

If you have a child who is experiencing sleep challenges, it goes without saying…

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Food

Recipe for weight gain: Strawberry Banana Smoothie

For some kids with disabilities, it can be hard to keep weight on because of trouble…

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Ideas for your Special Needs Summer Picnic

Remember the days when all you had to worry about was how many picnic ants you’d…

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Top Tips for Summer Barbecue and Food Safety

If you're anything at all like me, when you think of summer, visions of delicious…

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Food

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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The Compassion of a Special Needs Sibling

I sat across from his teacher. I was anxious about what she was going to tell…

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The Compassion of a Special Needs Sibiling

I sat across from his teacher. I was anxious about what she was going to tell…

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Kids with Special Needs: So what? It’s just a pair of shoes!

There are a number of reasons we don’t do certain everyday things with Ethan.

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Free step-by-step guide to making the most of your Upsee

Now every parent and therapist can download a free step-by-step guide to maximising…

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