What Being Discharged Really Feels Like

I’m standing at a cliff edge crying out for help for my child.

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Stress Awareness and Support for Special Needs Families

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National Sibling Day

Siblings eh? Where would we be without them.

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National Sibling Day

I am the eldest of five children and our household was always hustle and bustle growing…

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Bohring-Opitz Awareness Day

Talynn Gurganus was born at 35 weeks on January 27, 2014.

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Easter

Yes, the time of year for chocolate indulgence; well, this mama is well into a successful,…

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The Impossible

“We have done the impossible and that makes us mighty.” 

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Finding His, “Thing”

Everybody has it.

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What Our Dog Could Teach Some Professionals

She came into our world in December. 

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From A Mother To Her Mother

There really is nothing like becoming a mum.

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The Power of Innocence

“We didn’t realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having…

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International Children’s Day

Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world.…

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The Great Clear Out

There is one thing I pretty much loathe doing.

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Special Needs Parenting: Questions with Cameron

You ok baby? - “I’m fine thank you mum, are you?”

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Dunnes Stores launch clothing range for kids with special needs (ages 3-14)

Irish retailer Dunnes Stores has launched a range of clothing for children with special…

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Bundle Up Girls - Kids’ cold weather gear for under $40

Fall…it’s a refreshing time of year marked by a dramatic cool down here…

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Bundle Up Boys - Kids’ cold weather gear for under $40

Fall…it’s a refreshing time of year marked by a dramatic cool down here…

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“This feels funny”... Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

We as a family are four to five years into our diagnosed journey.  

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Fashion

Tried & Tested: Special Needs Vests

The first set of products have now arrived with our Firefly Community Tried &…

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Food

Recipe: Breaded Baked Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries

For parents with children who need to avoid certain foods, it can be a challenge…

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More stock added to the M&S range of clothes for kids with special needs!

You might need to be quick if the sales of the pre-launch stock were anything to…

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Marks & Spencer launch clothing range for disabled children

There is much excitement within the Special Needs Community today as Marks and Spencer…

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Thank You For Treating My Daughter Like A Superstar

Something happened to me today that squeezed my heart so tightly, and left me filled…

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Food

How to Identify and Treat Food Allergies in Kids with SN

Kids with special needs are at an increased risk for food allergies compared to the…

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Food

Special needs parenting: rewarding with food

When your child is screaming uncontrollably at the grocery store causing a scene…

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