Being a Single Special Needs Parent for a Week

Parenting is… TOUGH, isn’t it? Parenting a child with extra physical,…

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Little Acts of Kindness

I always want to see the good in people; irritatingly, I have often been disappointed. 

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A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed

‘Good friends show their love in times of trouble, not just in times of happiness’…

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Silver Linings

I am so fed up of having a disabled child being deemed as a negative thing and so…

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Please would someone stop the world for a moment?

Because I want to get off. 2016 was brutal and its friend 2017 has not been pleasant…

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A Good Deed

As we all know, with the new year comes the dreaded reset on insurance deductibles.

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Happy Valentine’s to my Village

It takes a village. A tribe. A family. Raising a child with special needs isn’t…

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Valentine’s Day is Different Now

It was once a day where you rushed through the front door, waving your handmade masterpiece…

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New Year, New Avenues

January has just come to a close, and the new year has brought new avenues already!

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Stop Comparing

I have seen this time and time again. I know that this may come as a surprise to…

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Thought for the Day

Inspirational quotes, you know the ones. They pop up on your face book feed with…

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National Storytelling Week

In honour of national storytelling week, I thought I’d write a short story…

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A Hard Day’s Night

When my eldest child, Sean, was first born and I was up four or five times in the…

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A Poster Girl for Disability

Years ago, we had a disastrous meal out. Pearl was present but not yet born, perhaps…

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Please Don’t Forget Me

I have realised since having my baby that people seem to have drifted away. I know…

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An Unpredictable Life

"Hasn't she got rosy red cheeks!? Is she teething or is she always like…

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The Kindness of Strangers

Christmas this year was a bit of a wash out. In the seven-week run up, our house…

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Dear Specialist

We have waited many months for your appointment. Questions have been forming in my…

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Pearls of Wisdom

I have long thought that life could only be improved by spontaneous bouts of dancing…

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Resolutions for the New Year

Out with 2017 and in with the brand new 2018.

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5 Ways to Reduce your Stress Levels This New Year

Being a special needs parent is stressful, we all know that!  So here are 5…

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Special Needs Parenting: Finding kindness and the perfect shoes

I am normally an Amazon.com kind of Mom.  

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Emotional Pets

I have seen a lot shared by families about finding a dog as a therapy or emotional…

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Special Needs New Year’s

As a new year approaches I look back at 2017 and think WOW. 

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Resolutions of a 40 year old Special Needs Mom

Sure, I need to drink more water, exercise more frequently, and eat less sugar…Who…

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Special Needs Parenting: As seen on TV

Life is busy. It’s not always easy for couples to find uninterrupted time…

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Special needs families: When a tweet from a car park made me angry at Christmas

A friend recently had some difficulty parking at her local hospital. 

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Special Needs Parenting: A Christmas Wish

I love Christmas. The food, the decorations, the general cheer. 

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Special Needs Parenting: Side effects may include

There are occasions which don’t so much as pull the rug out from under our…

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Special Needs Parenting: Migloo

I’ve been campaigning for changing places toilets for several years now and…

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Special Needs Parenting: My Christmas wish list

I can remember writing out my Christmas wish list as a child, excited for all the…

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Special Needs Parenting: Christmas Shenanigans

With Christmas approaching faster than I am ready for, it seems routine that I find…

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