As Brody gets older, his disabilities become more visible to those around us – wearing nappies, sometimes dribbling, noises instead of words, his cognitive ability and movements. And of course there is his wheelchair. Last year Brody outgrew his buggy and we found ourselves at wheelchair services being measured for our first wheelchair.… Continue reading Reactions To My Son’s Wheelchair
There are so many simple things that you are all too aware can be taken for granted when you’re a parent to a child with disabilities. Just one of them is being able to support yourself sitting upright safely and comfortably so that you can enjoy basic fun things like a bath or paddling pool.… Continue reading Tom’s Splashy Adventures – Firefly Product Review
It’s an awful thing to admit, but if I’m honest sometimes I feel like I’m a stuck at home mum – not a stay at home one. Because when it comes to doing anything with my two children outside of our house on my own, I really struggle. Mainly because it’s impossible to make sure… Continue reading Stuck At Home Mum
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…
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?