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IT’S JUST BEACHY, AIN’T IT?

We found a disabled parking space, close to the promenade. We sat for a moment watching families walk up and down the promenade stopping only to check that the sand had finally dried off their feet. We climbed out of the car […]

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STILL STANDING

His school have been using it for a little while now. There’s talk of us getting our own one soon, but for now we have the use of the schools one over the Summer break. It’s an odd shape. It can’t be […]

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MY 5 YEAR OLD!

He is the kind of kid who really helps you grow a thicker skin; he can insult you and make you laugh all in the same sentence.

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SEVENTEEN

Ethan’s own birthdays were a huge celebration of all things Ethan with a side of ‘F@uck you Hunter Syndrome our boy is still here’.

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ANOTHER AWARENESS DAY -MAY 15TH

My experience in writing such pieces has taught me that the facts and figures are uninteresting to the general public, it is the people that strike a cord with them.

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THE YEARS ARE INDEED SHORT…

Sometimes when I talk about the things he used to do, people who know him now can’t comprehend that the same boy sitting in the wheelchair in front of them once told a woman who was staring at him to ‘F*uck off”!

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THE PERKS!

There are so many great things about being a parent to a child like Ethan. People tend to not know that. They tend to think or imagine our lives as sad ones or a life full of struggles and battles; while on […]

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Black Eyed Mammy…

His hand reached up.Gently I held it.I bent down to his eye level.Quickly his other hand smashed into the side of my face.His boot cracked repeatedly off my shin bone. For a guy who stood at 4 ft 0 inches he had […]

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The Three T’s

Tears, Tempers and Tantrums. Oh man, eh? If there was one simple trick to help avoid these behaviours wouldn’t parenting be a whole lot easier?! Sadly, there is not one trick- there isn’t even a step by step guide,there is however; luck,patience, […]

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