To the unsung heroes – a thank you to the siblings of special needs children

I’ve being toying with the idea of this video for a long time.

And with the encouragement of friends and family, I decided to go ahead and make it.

Siblings of children with special needs are the unsung heroes, they are amazing and I wanted to make this video to say thanks.

So without further ado, here is the video.

A special thanks to all the amazing families who took part.

Questions and Answers – Questions you always wanted to ask a parent of a child with special needs.

Since starting the blog, my aim has always been to educate people not only on the fact that we are family like any other, but also on disability and everything that comes along with it.
However, what I have found over the last 2 years is that there is also plenty that I can learn from our followers i.e. their perceptions of people with disabilities.
Recently, I decided that I would try and answer some of those questions that people have for me when it comes to being a parent of a child with special needs, and I encouraged our followers to ask me questions no matter how uncomfortable for me, as its important that I help educate others and give them an insight into what life is really like.
So, without further ado, I’m going to get right into the questions.Read More »

Teaching your child about disabilities, and how it’s essential before they begin school.

It’s August, the end of the summer holidays is nigh, and while most of us seasoned parents can’t wait for school to start-up again, for those first time parents of school going kids it’s a scary new world.

The other day I decided to do up a post on our Instagram and Facebook pages, about the importance of teaching your children about kids with disabilities before they start school.

You can read that here.

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Review : The Bubblebum Booster Seat

A couple of weeks back we were kindly sent/gifted a Bubblebum Booster Seat for Noah to try.

Due to his syndrome Noah is very small for his age, so I was interested to see if I could use the Bubblebum in different situations.

The reason being?

The Bubblebum is inflated using air i.e you blow the booster seat up like a balloon, so this means that once deflated it is very portable, not to mention the fact it comes with its very own stretchy carry bag (I was nearly as impressed with the carry bag as the seat).Read More »