Fabulous 50!

At the weekend I hit the grand old age of 50! Me! 50! I’m sure everyone who hits this milestone must stop to take stock – but for myself I feel it does have a special significance. When I was born it was very rare for a child with a single ventricle condition to survive… Continue reading Fabulous 50!

Creativity Craft Club

On Wednesday afternoons at 4.15 pm, I go to a crafting club called Creativity. It is in Tardebigge, Redditch and I go with 2 of my carers. My mom found the page on facebook and got all the information together so I could have carers to take me. I always have 2 carers to take me… Continue reading Creativity Craft Club

Broomstick making at Brockhampton

One of my biggest delights about finally taking blogging seriously is the way this blog has been embraced by my kids, with them both being eager to contribute. I am especially pleased with the response from Cerys. Nathan has always been our academic one – enjoying researching and writing up his assignments and writing articles… Continue reading Broomstick making at Brockhampton

The Future #SEND30DayChallenge #11

As the mother of disabled kids I am very used to organising and preparing for the near future. I seem to spend a lot of time working out care rotas 2 weeks in advance and preparing for appointments and following up on anything raised during them. However, I do not spend a lot of time… Continue reading The Future #SEND30DayChallenge #11

World CP Day

Today, 6th October 2017, is World CP Day. Both my kids have CP and are full time wheelchair users, but I don’t feel that it has detracted from the people they are and were always destined to be. There are many reasons why a child could be born with CP – for Nathan & Cerys… Continue reading World CP Day

End of Summer / Beginning of Autumn

Now that summer is over, and autumn is well and truly here, Nathan and Cerys are back to university and school having kept the blog going for me over the summer holidays! I have to say I feel very lucky that we have such great Carers, who come to help me throughout the year, but… Continue reading End of Summer / Beginning of Autumn

Cerys makes a pot!

Cerys is now back at school, but she wanted to do one more blog about another day out she had over the holidays. Hopefully, these blogs have proven that, with the right support, disabled young people can access the activities they want to do: On Friday, the 25th August, I went to a one day… Continue reading Cerys makes a pot!