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!
Struggling with what to buy your care team for Christmas? Check out this go-to guide for some personalised, yet professional ideas that’ll make them feel truly appreciated this holiday season. Continue reading Personal Assistants 101 | Holiday Gift Guide 🎁
DISCLAIMER: This post has sensitive content that centres around the tragic news story of a Mother of a disabled child who committed suicide. All facts stated in this post are pulled directly from press coverage, so I will not be held liable. Original source is in the ‘related links’ at the bottom of this post. PLEASE use your best judgement before proceeding. I couldn’t read the devastating account of what happened with loving Mum of 2, Jane Kavanagh without pushing other blog post commitments aside tonight to write about everything that is wrong and could be learnt from by so … Continue reading The Ultimate Price for Mum of Disabled Daughter
Round-up of my worst ever Personal Assistant / Carer experiences in my 7 years of managing my own care via the Direct Payments scheme. Continue reading Personal Assistants 101 | My Worst PA Experiences
DISCLAIMER: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS CONTENT ON ASSISTED SUICIDE WHICH SOME READERS MAY FIND UPSETTING. I have been dying to see this film since its release in 2016. It’s controversial hype in the disability community drew my interest. Many a disabled person have had very negative things to say about the story as it touches on the uncomfortable subject of assisted suicide. I knew from others reviews that my opinion isn’t exactly mainstream and I possibly may get some negative feedback from this post, but I’m compelled to write an honest review from someone who has a life limiting condition … Continue reading Me Before You | Film Review | Honest perspective written by someone with a life limiting condition
Welcome to the first installment of many blog posts I have in mind on the matter of recruiting, managing, appreciating and knowing your rights as an employer of Personal Assistants via the Direct Payments scheme here in the UK. CLICK HERE for more information on what the Direct Payments Scheme entails In this blog I’m not holding back any punches, we are diving head first into the type of workable relationship you want to have with a person whom (let’s get real here!), is going to be very involved in your day-to-day life and needs to get to know you, … Continue reading Personal Assistants 101: Mutual Respect Speaks Volumes