When your child is disabled or has sensory issues oral health care can be extremely difficult. Some people with cerebral palsy will struggle with oral hygiene for many factors. Struggling to clean teeth regularly, having difficulties eating or swallowing can play a huge part. Even having behavioural problems caused by not being able to communicate.… View Post

Because of my daughter I see the world through different eyes, she does not speak but she has plenty to say. I am her support. I am her voice. Together we can help make a change. My daughter Olivia is 5 due to complications at birth she suffers from a neurological disorder known as Periventricular… View Post

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

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

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

There’s no denying blogging has blown up BIG time over the past couple of years. I created my blog just 6 months ago, however, I’ve been following blogs and reading blogs for a lot longer. I wanted to write this post for inspiration but also a shout out to the incredible people behind these blogs.… View Post

Podcasts are my new found love. Whether I am cleaning, waiting around at the hospital or during the girl’s nap time. I have probably listened to over 20 or so that I absolutely love, this post has taken me a while to write as I’ve struggled to narrow it down. I decided to split them… View Post

I’m loving these Self-care Sunday instalments! I have learnt a lot about myself & These past few weeks I’ve been working on a digital mood board. WHAT IS A MOODBOARD?  An arrangement of images, materials, pieces of text, etc. intended to evoke or project a particular style or concept. Mood boards have been used by… View Post

When you have a child who has a neurological disorder hospital becomes second nature, you spend a great deal of time there. Sometimes it’s numerous hospitals. You meet an overwhelming amount of professionals involved in your child’s life. We’ve been to a hospital more times than I can count this includes long stays. Over time… View Post