How You Can Make Christmas Time Easier For Families With Disabled Kids

Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year, all the twinkly lights, festive music and of course the amazing food.  But for families…

Top Tips For Keeping Warm In A Wheelchair This Winter

Prompted Sheri of Flourishing Warriors who was reading my article about how to keep cool in the summer, here are my top tips for keeping…

5 Reasons You & Your Child Need A Vitamin D Supplement

I’ve just come back from a holiday in the sun and I feel surprisingly refreshed (a miracle considering the amount of alcohol I consumed) but…

5 Ways To Be More Organised

I don’t know about you but one of the trickiest things I find to manage, as a parent of a disabled child, is the endless…

How To Make A Changing Mat For A Disabled Child (In Under 30 Minutes)

I made this changing mat for William a few years ago, the day before we went on holiday, to use on the plane as we…

Are Family Photo Shoots Possible When Your Child Has Special Needs?

In a time where we record all our memories in photo format, I think having professional family photos taken is still really important.  More often…

5 Reasons You Need To Join The Firefly Community

Next week I’ll be attending Brit Mums Live 17, a conference for bloggers held in London.  It’s the first time I have attended such an…

How We Chose A Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)

I see posts about this on Facebook so often and this week someone specifically messaged me asking to write a post about how we chose…

Keep Your Wheelchair Safe On A Plane

If you are a regular reader you will know how much I love to go on holiday and although William’s disabilities have made it more…

Things I Would Tell My Past Self

When I think back to 2009 when William was born it is all a bit of a blur, the staff whisking me into theatre for…

Great Book Recommendations

I love to read, my Kindle has hundreds of books on it and I am always on the lookout for my next un-put-downable read. My…

Top Tips For Keeping Cool In A Wheelchair This Summer

As I am writing this I am sitting in my garden in the sun, boiling hot. But I am sure that as soon as I…

How To Save On Your Food Shop

As I said in my last money saving post, having a disabled child is an expensive business!  This month I am working with Wow! FreeStuff…

Tips For Flying With A Disabled Child (Part 1)

These days holidaying isn’t as easy as it used to be.  Flying with a disabled child throws up no end of complications. But travel is…