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12 Days of Christmas (parody for complex families )

By | 2017-06-15T12:00:21+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: 12 days of Christmas, Advantages, Christmas, mum of child with disability, special needs, Thank you|

Shakin Stevens and Slade are unashamedly blasting out from music systems around the country. The usual suspects have decked their homes with enough lights to be seen from space.  'Miracle of 34th Street' and 'It's a wonderful life' are scheduled several times over the next couple of weeks. Simple Stuff works have made a goat looking 'Sian [...]

Down Syndrome Test – measuring the value of life

By | 2017-10-31T08:54:28+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Categories: Advantages, disability, Down Syndrome, family, hope, Mother of child with special needs, mum of child with disability, priorities, Uncategorized, value, worth|

The debate about the ‘Down Syndrome Blood Test’ is raging. Unfortunately, I think a lot of it fails to question whether any blood test can accurately measure the value of a life.

Top 10 Advantages to Parenting a Disabled Child

By | 2017-06-15T10:49:19+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Categories: Advantages, cerebral palsy, cherishing today, Uncategorized|

As well as trials, there are many advantages to loving and parenting a child with severe and complex disabilities. Here are my Top 10 Advantages. 1) Disabled Bays No more aimlessly driving around a crowded car-park. With your precious Blue Badge, you get to park in Disabled bays (assuming some unworthy driver hasn't already nabbed it). [...]

Guilty or Not Guilty?

By | 2018-04-04T18:21:32+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Categories: Advantages, balance and choice., cerebral palsy, mum of child with disability|

Our spring-break did not turn out as I had hoped. For reasons beyond my control my plans for quality time with both my boys failed to happen and I was left with a sense of guilt. It seems since the day SD was born I acquired the innate ability to feel guilty. I have a tendency [...]

Top 10 Advantages to Parenting a Disabled Child

By | 2017-11-07T15:37:31+00:00 March 10th, 2014|Categories: Advantages, cerebral palsy, disability, special needs, Top 10|

As well as trials there are many advantages to loving and parenting a child with severe and complex disabilities. Here are my Top 10 Advantages. 1) Disabled Bays No more aimlessly driving around a crowded car-park. With your precious Blue Badge you get to park in Disabled bays, assuming some unworthy driver hasn't already nabbed it. If all else fails there's always forbidden [...]