Most of us take our independence for granted. Every day we are free to make decisions and act on them. If we are thirsty we make ourselves a drink, if we need the toilet we go searching for one, if we are bored by something we are free to walk away and if a
I wrote this post for one of my favourite charities Post Pals back in 2010. I still remember lying on my bed very late at night tapping the words into my phone as Dominic slept in his hospital bed next to me and my other two children slept miles away in their own beds at
I thought that it was about time that I started linking to other things that I have been doing around the web. So here is a post I wrote as a columnist for Special Needs Jungle in the early hours of Undiagnosed Children’s Day, where I found myself wondering if social media has made us
For once I am going to take an uncharacteristically minimalist approach to how many words I use to get to the point. All I’ll say is that when I asked for my children’s help I was overwhelmed by how they all unquestioningly rallied to help me put this together. They are just as proud
The idea is move as far away as we can from the ‘heart wrenching photo of a child with mournful music with informative text over the top’ approach and instead to reflect that all we want for our children is that they get to have a happy childhood just like other children. So I have decided to make a tribute to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ video made from video clips sent in by families of undiagnosed children.