How to make time for yourself as a carer

One of the biggest challenges I face as a special needs parent is finding time for myself. It’s not easy, in between writing, parenting, medical appointments, after school activities, housework, therapies, family commitments and everything else life throws at...

The truth of grieving

I read a guest post over at Champagne Cartel earlier in the week about dealing with grief. It was a beautifully written post by Robyna from The Mummy and the Minx and it gave me a huge lightbulb moment about grief and the process of grieving. My father’s passing...

The truth of palliative care

I had a lot of time to think and reflect while I sat by my father’s bedside in those last few days. His decline was quick and relentless. On Wednesday we were preparing for another shot at chemotherapy. On Thursday he was taken by ambulance to the emergency...

Chasing my dreams

I have so much to share. It’s been an amazing week. I’m still trying to take it all in. My mind is officially blown. Where do I start? Problogger. PBevent was awesome. I will have more to write and share and muse over in future posts but it was so worth...

The hardest thing I’ve had to do

I’ve done lots of hard things in my life, physically, emotionally and mentally. Physically, giving birth to three children is far from easy. Emotionally, dealing with multiple diagnoses for two of those children has been more than difficult. And mentally, coming...