The Power of Innocence

We didn’t realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun” – Winnie the Pooh

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Last weekend something lovely happened that gave me a renewed hope for the future. Continue reading The Power of Innocence

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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One of the lesser known eating disorders is ARFID (avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder).

ARFID is a psychological disorder where the individual has clinically significant difficulties with eating or feeding. Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness Week

A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed!

‘Good friends show their love in times of trouble, not just in times of happiness’ – Euripides

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Mums of disabled kids: We’ve all got ‘that friend’, the one that would do anything for you and your child.

The one that always knows what to say, when to call, when you need an extra-big cuddle or extra-large glass of wine. Continue reading A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed!

If at first you don’t succeed… Our own personal battles with the authorities

We have just been victorious in our third giant battle against the powers-that-be, and I wanted to share our experience so that it might help empower others that might need some help or encouragement when battling with their own challenges. Continue reading If at first you don’t succeed… Our own personal battles with the authorities

Making Friends through our Children’s Conditions

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Once upon a time we were drifting through our happy, ‘typical’ lives, all spread out across the country, never for our paths to become intertwined.

Then, along came Mother Nature with a pregnancy, and into that pregnancy she kindly dished out an extra pair of chromosomes. Our babies were born, and therein began our journey into our special world of friendship and discovery. Continue reading Making Friends through our Children’s Conditions