A stark insight into societies ‘no-filter’ approach, common misconceptions and ableist attitudes when encountering parents with disabilities. Continue reading 10 Things People Ask Me as a Disabled Parent
Come along for the ride through this detailed post on ‘Sport on the Square,’ a local 3-day festival focusing on keeping families in the borough active. Taking out the guess work by giving you the inside scoop on how accessible and inclusive the event is for families with a wide range of disabilities such as ours. Continue reading ‘Sport on the Square’ 3-day Festival #Bolton | Accessibility Review ♿
An insider’s guide on how to improve the functionality of the kitchen to meet your needs using the Disabled Facilities Grant. Including first-hand experience proving that attitudes, knowledge and the right support will enable you to regain your independence in what many consider the heart of the home. Continue reading Inclusive Kitchen Features the DFG Can Make a Reality | Accessible Living
Highlighting the dangers disabled parents face doing the school run due to the never ending saga of pavement parking. Continue reading An Open Letter to the Parents on the school run
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
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!
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