Reception Round-Up | As a Disabled Parent w/ a SEND Child

It seemed like only yesterday I was doing a trial school run to find the best route in my powerchair, when we met Abbigail’s wonderful teachers and this photo was taken of us at a parents Stay and Play session mid-way through the school year. Abbie looks so grown up now compared to this image just 6 months ago. How could her first year of Primary School just flash by before my eyes? It was very much mixed emotions picking her up for the last time from the reception playground, a plastic bag in her hand crammed with all the … Continue reading Reception Round-Up | As a Disabled Parent w/ a SEND Child

How My Parents Told Me I Had MD

(Title Image: Childhood photo of me during Physio, standing with a walker) I don’t recall a clear cut day that either of my parents sat down to break the news to me, “Fi, I’m sorry to have to tell you this but you have a muscle disease.” I guess that’s how one would expect to be given such a revelation thanks to the movies! No, I always knew. My parents were very open about my condition. They’d told be bits and pieces (age appropriately) from since before you retain memories, mainly before age 3 I believe. There was no way … Continue reading How My Parents Told Me I Had MD

A Response to "I Wish My Son Had Cancer" | A desperate Ad campaign that must be looked at from ALL angles

DISCLAIMER: Before proceeding with this post, please take on-board that this is my personal opinion. I am not an expert on the two compared illnesses, nor am I posting to start a debate, upset or judge anyone. This response is purely to get people thinking about this ad campaign from all different angles. If you haven’t yet read about the controversial ad campaign “I Wish My Son Had Cancer,” you may want to read it by clicking on the titled link provided before continuing… A Response to the “I Wish My Son Had Cancer” | A desperate Ad Campaign that … Continue reading A Response to "I Wish My Son Had Cancer" | A desperate Ad campaign that must be looked at from ALL angles