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 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?
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? 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?
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