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
I know what you’re thinking! Blimey, if Fi isn’t banging on about Changing Places she’ll find someway to discuss toilets in any way, shape or form haha. Serious though, do not waste money on toiletries for me for Christmas, pun intended! So amidst the Potty Training chaos our family has catapulted into head first now with my youngest Ava, while she sat watching Peppa Pig in the living room – all naturale…it came to me. I needed to do a blog post on how to handle Potty Training with a Disability, as yet again when I needed such a blog … Continue reading Potty Training with a Disability
Here in England, our summer usually consists of a max of 2 weeks of somewhat sunny weather, whilst the rest of the year its almost always raining and miserable. Suddenly for the past 3 months solid, according to the Express, we’re experiencing the hottest and longest heatwave since 1976! To begin with it was a welcome change from our usual dreary climate, we put the parka coats in the cupboard and everyone hit Primark to stock up as if they were off to Ibiza on their holidays. We had some lovely days out with the littles, family BBQs, walks around … Continue reading Keeping The Littles Cool During Heatwaves
I’ve always been a big lover of arts and crafts, mainly stemming from my childhood as my parents enrolled me in a lot of summer holiday clubs. As I couldn’t participate in many physical activities, I’d end up being creative … Continue reading Our Experience with #Toucanbox | Subscription Box Review
(Title Image: Abbie 3yrs old in shopping trolley + an example of her healthy lunches) Almost every parent ends up with one child that always was or becomes a fussy eater at some point. Usually somewhere around 2-3 years old (the dreaded terrible-twos phase!) Many a parenting article will have you believe it’s caused by some buried emotional trauma/bad habit accidently created during the weaning onto solids stage. Coincidentally it’s usually an article that offers a miracle cure for the fusspots in your life, such as to reel you into buying an extortionately priced section plate that make meal times … Continue reading Healthy Eating With Your Little Fusspot!
[THUMBNAIL: Family selfie] Since the start of my blog, I’ve had a lot of people ask me to do more posts on disability and motherhood and everything that ties in with that. It’s quite a diverse and broad topic and … Continue reading Life of an Ambitious Turtle Q + A – Pregnancy + Childbirth