Top 8 Reasons to be Like a Girl…

By | 2017-07-13T13:21:27+00:00 July 9th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last week, I was lying on a Thomas the Tank engine blanket in my garden soaking up some sun. We had spent part of the morning watching my eldest son in his sports day. If I'm honest it's never a good day for me. My competitive nature struggles to see my boy strive to participate in [...]

Everyone Loves finding a Hero

By | 2018-03-23T10:09:22+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

I like a good hero. Someone to admire and aspire to be like. I'm not so big on the pants over trousers thing but I guess if needs must. Last weekend I went to see Music is Magic at the Cliffs Pavilion. It was an extraordinary evening of music and singing. With the curtain down everyone packed [...]

A-Z of Parenting a Disabled Child

By | 2017-06-15T10:30:54+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Categories: A-Z, mum of child with disability, parenting, Uncategorized|

For me becoming a parent has involved changes, insights and rewards. Here's my A-Z of Parenting a son living with complex disabilities and life-limiting epilepsy. A is for Adaptations including changing routine, adapting clothing, moving to a bungalow or adjusting my dreams; one thing is true, I had to adapt. B Body building Arnold Schwarzenegger watch out! My [...]

Let’s be positive..

By | 2017-06-15T10:13:43+00:00 May 24th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

I've been thinking about positive communication and good things to say to parents of a child with a disability. (By saying I mean communication in general terms rather than simply words.) Stranger passing in the street Hello saying hello is a nice thing to do. Smile you can't go wrong with a smile. Open the door [...]