My Stories

You’re not just a mum

You’re not just a mum, you’re a special needs mum Where do you look and where do you turn When you need help or something doesn’t go to plan Your child’s neurologist, physiotherapist or paediatrician, Their portage, play therapist, occupational therapist.. the list goes on You’re not just a mum, you’re all the above and... Continue Reading →

More than a milestone…

I've just spent the last 10 minutes googling "what measurement is bigger than a mile" because I wanted to try and describe what a milestone is like when it comes to special needs parenting. Well, nothing came up on google, so I'm not sure what comes after a mile when it comes to measuring but... Continue Reading →

Goto Seat Vinyl!

Everyone will know what big fans of the goto seat we are from Wilson's social media pages, and for those who don't know what a goto seat is... I'll tell you! It's one of those things you get where after using it for a while, you think "how on earth did I cope before I... Continue Reading →

Wilson has started nursery!

Before Wilson turned two I was told by his portage worker that he would be entitled to 2 year funding at nursery as he is in receipt of disability living allowance and I was also told he would qualify for 1:1 care for the 15 hours so she highly recommended I have a look at... Continue Reading →

Disabled…

Not a word I have ever used when describing Wilson, ever. I first knew there was something other than "just reflux" when he wasn't reaching his milestones, I was even told once that it was because I didn't give him enough tummy time, or because he needed held a lot with him being so unsettled... Continue Reading →

So the Fundraising Begins :)

So things seem to have taken the next step really quick these last few weeks and we have now started the process of fundraising for Wilsons SDR surgery 🙂 🙂 🙂 We are currently in the process of submitting all our information off to Dr Park in St Louis for Wilson to have SDR surgery... Continue Reading →

Cerebral Palsy Awareness

March is cerebral palsy awareness month and I've been sharing photos of Wilson for it but I've decided to write a blog post too. It was actually March last year that we were given the results from Wilsons MRI scan and told that he has PVL. It was explained at the time that this was... Continue Reading →

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