If you’ve been here from the beginning (which honestly, wasn’t too long ago) when I created this blog you will see I’ve deterred from my original “niche” It certainly isn’t intentional as raising awareness for Periventricular leukomalacia until everybody understands is still my ultimate goal, it’s just some days are easier spreading that message than… 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

New Year’s resolutions – rarely have they actually been seen through but I love thinking about them mid-year. I never promise myself come January as I think it adds too much pressure. However a few months later I Take some time to reflect on the past, the good, the bad and the ugly. Positively plan… 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

At some stage in our lives, many of us take on the additional role as “caregiver” Perhaps it’s to look after a chronically sick child or help an ageing family member. The term Caregiver burnout, caregiver stress or burden call it what you will, it’s overwhelming and if left unchecked the stress can certainly take… 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

WOW, I can’t believe this was taken almost 11 years ago! How much we didn’t know and how much we thought we knew! Childfree and carefree teenagers with not a single worry in the world! No idea that in 7 years we would have a family together, knee deep in nappies and able to understand… View Post

Anxiety is something we need to talk about more and stop being ashamed off! Anxiety is a REAL Illness based on extreme fear (as well as other mental health issues) To banish the stigma behind mental health we must talk about it more! Anybody and everybody can suffer from anxiety and it affects us all… View Post

Bringing up a child opens up a certain level of self-doubt within yourself. First of all, It’s not uncommon during Motherhood, after all, you’re responsible for another human beings life. This amount of responsibility is sometimes overwhelming and as a result of this, I question everything. Will I be a good enough mother? Will I… View Post

HAPPY NEW YEAR ✨ 365 new days 365 new chances When I think about 2016 it gets me a tad emotional, as I sit here drinking a glass of processco looking through the past year in photos, I’m reminded of how much we’ve been through as a family. Each and every year will have its… View Post