Sorry For The Inconvenience. We Are Trying To Change The World…

You know that saying (and I’ve used it before) by Martin Luther King “nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity”. Well, I just keep being reminded of it… The Mighty recently published my latest article in relation to fully accessible toilets – or to be more specific Changing Places… Continue reading Sorry For The Inconvenience. We Are Trying To Change The World…

I Am ‘One In Four’, But Why Do I Feel Like I Shouldn’t Talk About It?

I am “one in four*” but like many other women, I don’t ever talk about it. Because I feel like I shouldn’t. Those of us that are will probably know that pregnancy and infant loss awareness week is held annually from 9th – 15th October. I remember discovering this as I miscarried 27th September 2013… Continue reading I Am ‘One In Four’, But Why Do I Feel Like I Shouldn’t Talk About It?

Why Isn’t This News Worthy?

Thousands of disabled children and adults in the UK have continence issues and as a result of their disabilities cannot use a toilet at all or require a hoist in order to do so. My son Brody can’t use a toilet and is still in nappies. At 4 years old he is far too big… Continue reading Why Isn’t This News Worthy?

What’s In A Word?

What’s in a word? Words can be powerful. They can bring joy. One word can change someone’s day – life even. But in the same speed in which they can bring happiness, they can also cause hurt and damage – even when mindlessly spoken. I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed recently when I came… Continue reading What’s In A Word?

Helicopter Parenting When Your Child Has No Danger Awareness

Brody’s lack of danger awareness is quite frankly terrifying. It keeps us on our toes constantly. It makes us anxious when we’re out and about. It means we spend a lot of time being unable to relax. And it is a constant battle trying to get people to understand. We are helicopter parents (of the… Continue reading Helicopter Parenting When Your Child Has No Danger Awareness