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It’s Christmas week babe,In our wild house,
by Ger Smyth on 13th December, 2017
I believe the appropriate word is ugg.
by Carolyn Voisey on 13th December, 2017
My twins are now 8. They both have autism but they could not be more different.
by Miriam Gwynne on 26th January, 2017
Today is the day when most people will ditch their new year’s resolutions,…
by Laura Moore on 16th January, 2017
One of the many appeals of social media is the fact deep down we are all curious…
by Miriam Gwynne on 12th January, 2017
On the 12th of January 2016, my best friends son, my godson passed away, aged just…
by Emmy Heaton on 11th January, 2017
My seven year old daughter is a creative little soul.
by Rebecca Toal on 22nd December, 2016
This year, for the first time, Sam is very much aware that *something* is going on.
by Carolyn Voisey on 21st December, 2016
Every year I look forward to Christmastime.
by Angelyn Harrenstein on 14th December, 2016
Dear Santa, We know it can be difficult for you to choose the perfect gifts for kids…
by Firefly Community on 13th December, 2016
In amongst the grind of daily life with a medical mystery (granted, a very handsome…
by Carolyn Voisey on 12th December, 2016
In my self-imposed challenge to blog my way through the alphabet about special needs…
by Sam Bowen on 30th November, 2016
My three monsters are slowly pushing me to my limit!
by Laura Browne on 30th November, 2016
I saw an idea on Pinterest a couple of years ago and thought it was excellent.
by Angelyn Harrenstein on 24th November, 2016
All I needed was a birthday card and some wrapping paper so I thought I would chance…
by Miriam Gwynne on 13th November, 2016
I did OK at English in school and college but I would never have put myself down…
by Rochelle Followes on 20th October, 2016
Special Needs, Health & Beauty
I began researching the benefits of music and movement for my own daughter whose…
by Faith, Hope and Love on 20th October, 2016
Since becoming a mum 11 years ago, I haven’t been the best at taking time to…
by Rebecca Toal on 20th October, 2016
I often wonder in this day and age, do we rely too heavily on medications?
Food, Special Needs
As an SEN parent we all know the military precision of our lives, our routines
by Zowie Kaye on 14th October, 2016
When my daughter was first diagnosed with autism three years ago this month I received…
by Miriam Gwynne on 7th October, 2016
Fashion, Special Needs
Children and adults with special needs sometimes find conventional clothing difficult…
by Faith, Hope and Love on 8th September, 2016
by The Odd Sock Diary on 10th June, 2016
Health & Beauty
If you have a child who is experiencing sleep challenges, it goes without saying…
by Helen Packham on 3rd June, 2016
For some kids with disabilities, it can be hard to keep weight on because of trouble…
by Christine Sexton on 29th May, 2016
Remember the days when all you had to worry about was how many picnic ants you’d…
by Stacy Warden on 10th May, 2016
If you're anything at all like me, when you think of summer, visions of delicious…
by Faith, Hope and Love on 5th May, 2016
Having a child who is considered underweight for his or her age can be very stressful…
by Christine Sexton on 11th April, 2016
I sat across from his teacher. I was anxious about what she was going to tell…
by Ger Smyth on 5th February, 2016
There are a number of reasons we don’t do certain everyday things with Ethan.
by Ger Smyth on 18th January, 2016
Now every parent and therapist can download a free step-by-step guide to maximising…
by Firefly Community on 18th January, 2016