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5 little things that make a Big Difference

By | 2017-10-23T07:43:30+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: cerebral palsy, Don't call me Mum, mum of child with disability, parenting, Parents as partners, Uncategorized|

Little things can make a difference. When I worked as a  nurse in A&E, I knew that even in the middle of emergency procedures, how I treated the patient and family would be remembered. As a parent standing over my fitting son while the doctors fought to stop an hour long seizure, this simple fact went from theory to [...]

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Don’t call me Mum Campaign

By | 2017-06-15T11:59:47+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Categories: Don't call me Mum, Parents as partners|

Only a few people in this world call me Mum, and to everyone else I ask, "Please don't call me mum." I have a few pet hates. They include; Hardened weetabix that needs a chisel to remove Finding my laundry mottled with disintegrated tissue Someone parking so close to my wheelchair adapted car that I can’t [...]