THE FIVE STAGES OF GRIEF Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance ‪When you enter the world of Motherhood there are so many things people don’t tell you that you simply need to learn. You’re also never told that if things don’t go as planned, you might experience Grief.  ‬After Olivia was born, I drifted through the… View Post

Community lead Campaigns will always have my support. Especially when a movement is creating awareness around Diversity, when John the founder of #ILiveItIblogIt and creator of Johns road to volunteering asked me to be apart of it I jumped at the opportunity. The message behind the campaign is something I’ve been keen to acknowledge.  Diversity… View Post

I wholeheartedly love my children, Olivia and Sofiya are my entire world. It goes without saying I wish things could be slightly different, I wish they could have a “normal” sibling relationship. It’s so easy to compare my girls and our lives with others, looking at the outward appearance, behaviours and the developmental skills (or… View Post

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

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

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

A quarter century + one, I crossed the half way mark to 50! how has this happened? Well of course I know how, I just mean I remember being in primary school playing hopscotch. Sitting outside my nans house with one of those bright colourful radios, eating chips & bacon pieces in a cone. Innocent… 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

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

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