Why I’m sad Olivia’s leaving nursery

Why I’m sad Olivia’s leaving nursery

Recently Olivia came home from nursery with a DVD it showed her having a therapy session & children in her group playing with her, it just reminded me how much I love her nursery. Having somewhere so close to our house that caters for Olivia's needs is beyond amazing. It's the kind of place that… View Post

What I’ve learnt from blogging about Mental …

What I’ve learnt from blogging about Mental Health 

I've been blogging about Mental health for seven months which wasn't my original plan when I created my blog. That doesn't mean I've forgotten why I started my blog in the first place as raising awareness for Periventricular leukomalacia will always be my ultimate goal. You can read my 10 things to know about PVL.… View Post

My favourite Empowering quotes

My favourite Empowering quotes

There are so many quotes out there that inspire me and give me a boost in times of need or when I’m seeking inspiration, and there are so many incredible people who’s wise words have Empowered me on a personal level, so today I thought i’d share a few of my favourites with you. These… View Post

You survived a narcissistic mother be kind to …

You survived a narcissistic mother be kind to yourself

Whilst many people have Narcissistic triats only a select few are true narcissists right down to the bone. In this day and age, with the social media boom, narcissism is in our culture.  What happens when your own parent/s have this personality trait? How is your life affected? To outsiders, your parent/s portray the perfect… View Post

7 Things you can do to improve your day

7 Things you can do to improve your day

Have you Ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed and just felt, meh!?! Ever had an argument with someone that has put you in the worst mood EVER? I actually wake up feeling like this quite regularly, An important decision needs to be made! I can either roll over & forget the… View Post

10 Things you should know for a better understanding …

10 Things you should know for a better understanding about Cerebral Palsy / Periventricular leukomalacia 

1. PVL – (Periventricular leukomalacia) is a type of brain injury that is most common in babies born too soon (premature) or at low birth weight. The white matter (leuko-) surrounding the ventricles of the brain (periventricular) is deprived of blood and oxygen leading to softening (malacia). The white matter is responsible for transmitting messages… View Post

Meaning behind my blog name

Meaning behind my blog name

Behind the blog One late afternoon in November of 2016, I purchased some web hosting space, installed the default template in WordPress, opened up the domain name registrar page….and waited for inspiration to strike. I honestly couldn’t think of a bloody name! I scoured the internet for inspiration….Nothing! After a couple of months using a not… View Post

SELF CARE TOOLKIT – What it is & why you …

SELF CARE TOOLKIT – What it is & why you need one

 I have done a few posts in the past touching on the subject of self-care including Why self-care is important and 21 simple ways to practice self-care. For me, being so hugely into self-care I wanted to share everything I have in my “self-care toolkit.” For me, it depends on the time of day (morning… View Post

Essential Supplements to help keep your tube fed …

Essential Supplements to help keep your tube fed child healthy

Children with feeding tubes have them for numerous reasons Olivia has hers because she had an unsafe swallow, cows protein & soy allergy. She was dangerously underweight last year & an NG tube was inserted. We’ve experimented with various meals & supplements this is what we’ve recently discovered that have made a huge impact on… View Post