A New Chapter In Our Lives

September is approaching and I desperately want to avoid it. Searching for uniforms small enough to fit brings a lump in my throat. Every time I think of September, I feel sick. I imagine kissing you goodbye at our front door, the safety of our home. Watching strangers drive away with you, strangers I have to trust and who are…

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Doctors and nurses of the NHS, We thank you.

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 save her life. The doctors…

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Olivia health update ; Beginning school transition and Questioning therapy?

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 our confirmation) where all therapy…

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Epilepsy Diagnoses – I put my baby on steroids

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 and jerk. The majority of…

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