There has been a lot in the news these past few months which reminded me of our daughter, Olivia who 5 years ago was born dangerously premature at 28 weeks. The news along with family conversation has reminded me how extremely thankful we were, and are for the NHS doctors & nurses who fought to… View Post

This September, a soon to be five-year-old Olivia will leave The Early Intervention programme. The natural next step for most families, with a child with significant physical disabilities, is to then begin transitioning their child from a home-based therapy programme to a special needs school. Luckily we have chosen a school (which we’ve just received… View Post

My Daughter is turning 5 this year. Every day I look at her and I’m completely amazed by how far she has come. Our Mother/daughter relationship is unconventional yet she teaches me as much as I am teaching her. Say what you want and do not be afraid to say no Olivia may be non-verbal… View Post

26.03.17 Epilepsy awareness Month & I’ve finally decided to write Olivia’s journey with Epilepsy. It’s ok , you’re going to be ok , mummy’s here it’s ok sssh don’t cry baby everythings going to be ok I would repeat this numerous times a day as another violent seizure took hold, causing Olivia’s body to stiffen… View Post

You’ve got to be fucking kidding me, sleep regression is something I’m more than familiar with 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, EVERY BLOODY MONTH. Now we’re at 18 months and that all too familiar waking, sometimes screaming bloody murder after peacefully being asleep is back with a Vengeance! Damn you sleep regression.  What the… View Post

Being a Mother is arguably the hardest job in the world, it doesn’t come with an instruction manual listing step by step, day to day How to proceed. We are all just going through Parenthood as best we can. It’s a learning process that simply never ends. Does it differ when you have a Premature… View Post

An open letter to the Judgemental mothers at Playgroup. Dear Judgemental Mama, I see you judging me when my daughter won’t sit still at song time when she gets into the middle of the circle and Dances. God forbid she has fun and enjoys herself at playgroup. I see you looking at me with that… View Post

Social media may have its flaws, however since i created this blog i am more aware of families and their struggle raising children where disability has to be accounted for. Raising children is challenging enough. The difficulty level raises when you have to attempt to explain to your child that their sibling has a cognitive,… View Post

As a parent of a child with multiple special needs its tough to not have your typical Mummy surrounding who can relate to you and vice versa. People who can understand that what seems like an ordinary family on the outside, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes that nobody sees. Due to Olivia’s neurological… View Post

Being a Mother is arguably the hardest job in the world, it doesn’t come with an instruction manual listing step by step, day to day How to proceed. We are all just going through Parenthood as best we can. It’s a learning process that simply never ends, I may have only been a mother for… View Post