Raising Awareness

Tomorrow marks the last day of cerebral palsy awareness month, but for thousands of people out there, it will never end. I’ve met so many people through social media trying to raise awareness for cerebral palsy and each and every one of them is truly amazing in their own way ❤️ Did you know that... Continue Reading →

“Don’t compare”

Any time a mother of a premature baby or a mother of a child with additional needs asks if I have any advice for them I ALWAYS say “don’t compare”  Something I wish I had followed myself when my son was younger. It’s something we all do when we have a child, you look up... Continue Reading →

Dear special needs mum

A letter to all mums who have children with special needs Dear special needs mum, Did you ever think you would be known as that? “The mum with the child who has special needs” I certainly didn’t.. That’s what other people see but I’ll tell you what I see when I see you. I see... Continue Reading →

Guilt…

Something I feel at least once every day. Actually, who am I kidding here... SEVERAL times throughout the day, every day. I can’t be the only one that goes through the day once my children are in bed thinking “I should have done that” “I maybe over-reacted there” or one of my favourites “I wish... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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