A candid transparent post where I dig deep and run through my lived-experience so far being a disabled Mum. What we face, what we miss out on, the quirks and different goal posts and most importantly the positives. #Sponsored by a company who supports Mothers from all diverse backgrounds! Continue reading What Is Motherhood With A Disability?
For Young Carers Awareness Day, I spoke with 2 incredible young people with siblings who have life-limiting conditions. Exploring their journeys, support available and how lack of accessibility affects them too! Continue reading How Accessibility Impacts Young Carers
Showcasing my top picks that make the biggest difference and why in making our home accessible.
Part of my ‘Accessible Living’ series. Continue reading 7 Things That Make Our Home Accessible
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 ♿
In 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 even … Continue reading An Inclusive Experience | Circus Starr
Did the title grab your attention? No, it wasn’t clickbait. No, I’m not being dramatic and no, there isn’t another way out of this vicious cycle that I haven’t spent 14 years trying to make work to improve my situation. “ My name is Fi, I’m a 30 year old Mum of 2 little girls living in Bolton, Greater Manchester and I was born with an extremely rare, progressive muscle-wasting condition. I am totally dependant on a powerchair to mobilise, am completely non-ambulatory (unable to walk) and need help with most aspects of daily life. Including toileting. “ Maybe that … Continue reading I Risk My Life Everytime I Venture Out | #FitToBurst
On Saturday 26th May 2018 I attended a surprise birthday meal with extended family for my nephews 16th. They choose to book a very posh Indian restaurant in Walkden, Manchester called The Purple Lounge. We had a wonderful time and … Continue reading Why I was #FitToBurst *LIVE* on Facebook!!
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