For Mother’s Day, I encouraged my readers to go ahead and ask me ANY question they had about Motherhood and Disability. Here’s what you came up with! Continue reading Motherhood and Disability | Q & A!
The go-to comprehensive list of the most motivational and down-to-earth disabled vloggers on YouTube! Featuring Molly Burke, Jessica Kellgen-Fozard and Zach Anner. Continue reading 20 Disabled Vloggers That Will Inspire & Educate You
To celebrate United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018 I thought it would be lovely to shine a spotlight on some of my own disability advocate idols. Featuring – Sam Renke & Alison Lapper Continue reading My Top 6 Disability Advocate Idols | #IDPD2018
On 14th November 2018 we took our 6 and 3 year old little girls to the Circus for the very 1st time! A simple, yet majorly overlooked family outing, that for families with disabilities is often – very hard or … Continue reading An Inclusive Experience | Circus Starr
Have you ever heard that saying – “The only disability in life is a bad attitude”? This couldn’t be more true regarding society’s perception of disabled parents. Society still in 2018 see living with a disability as this great tragedy, … Continue reading 5 Things Children Gain Having A Disabled Parent
DISCLAIMER: Views contained in this post are my own or that of the featured individuals who’s stories are shared. This post in no way, shape or form an attack on NHS wheelchair services, merely the experiences of a specific group … Continue reading Quality of Life at a Cost | Why the Right wheelchair is Everything!
Back in 2016, finding it difficult to get out with now 2 young children under 5 as a wheelchair user myself with a life-limiting muscle wasting condition, I applied for a ‘Special Day’ via The Willow Foundation. I’d actually known … Continue reading Trip to Chester Zoo! | Courtesy of The Willow Foundation
Going on a long-haul train journey with small children can be a daunting experience. Little ones aren’t as good at occupying themselves in unfamiliar places with limited resources, unlike you and I. So it’s upto us as parents to think … Continue reading Entertaining The Littles On The Train
A compilation of top disabled/wheelchair-friendly baby pieces that will lull expectant Mum’s nesting needs with practicality at heart. Continue reading A Guide to | Nesting with a Disability
Firstly I want to start by saying I am one of those individuals who is able to laugh at themselves and the circumstances I may find myself as a direct result of my disability. I’ve been wheelchair dependant since 6 … Continue reading Top 10 Things People Have Asked Me As A Wheelchair User
Running a busy household, especially with young children, it’s so easy to lose track of how much we waste and how many things we buy that aren’t actually recyclable.
Determined to be more mindful about our environment, I made some slow and subtle changes in our home that over time will make a big impact doing our bit to save the planet! Continue reading Little Changes Minimising Our Families Ecological Footprint
Learning to let my children see me using a ventilator on a daily basis, despite the heartbreaking worry of how they’d react. Would the machines I depend on to keep me with them longer, frighten them? And would even they still love me the same? Continue reading Adjusting to NIV around my children
An emotional account on my eldest daughters life-changing diagnosis. What the future may hold and discovering how societies misconceptions of blindness influenced my heartbreak. This is Abbie’s journey, through her Mummy’s eyes. #RetinitisPigmentosaAwarenessMonth Continue reading Abbie’s Diagnosis – Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month
Facing stigmas around ‘Sex and Disability’ as a young disabled woman on the online dating scene. Sharing first-hand accounts in the depths of the dating pool and how such stigmas can impact mental health. Continue reading How Online Dating made me feel asexual as a Disabled Woman
How system failures, budget cuts and lack of a specific protocol for disabled parents means many children become young carers and how it’s down to our government, NOT the parents. Continue reading How govt cuts for disabled people is stealing children’s childhoods
How I lost myself for 5 years, plagued with “Mummy guilt.” Changing my thought process on what being a “Good Mum” actually was – in a bid to save myself. Continue reading The “Me” after Motherhood
A patient guide on preparing for a Suprapubic catheter surgery including: prep at home, catheter kit storage solutions, information video, post-op aftercare and developing a routine living with an indwelling catheter. Continue reading Preparing for a Suprapubic Catheter
Challenging stigmas around having a toddler who still relies on a dummy to self-soothe and the emotions related to “last baby syndrome.” Our youngest finally let’s go of her beloved dummy, shedding the last reminents of her babyhood. Continue reading Saying Goodbye to the Dummy