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!
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
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
I first became friends with Lori about 3 years ago after reading her book; ‘It’s One Of Them! Living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy‘ after it came up on a Google search around the time I was eagerly searching for other Mum’s … Continue reading Cutting Budgets, Cutting Lives | Lori’s Story
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
I’m very much a researcher, an adapter, a think ahead kind of person, and that also applies to my role as a Mum. In every single problem my disability causes I automatically think outside the box and find a way … Continue reading Letting Go Of What I Can’t Do With My Children