An award, respite and Tayto Park all rolled into one!

  As soon as we were told our middle guy J won an award for his photography skills, we rang the respite centre in the hopes that we could both bring J to Dublin to receive his award. Luckily, we were granted […]

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It is Carers Week (well almost)

It is National Carers week next week (12th June). The idea behind ‘Carers week’ is to highlight the work Carers do all year round, day in and day out. It is a week where Carers are celebrated . A week where Carers […]

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Medical Cannabis Oil

  We felt our backs were to the wall.   All the medications, all the different types and still…still we were watching him scream, shout, cry and hurt himself up to six times a day.   We knew we had to try […]

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Everything changes but…

Everything changes, yet nothing changes… There’s one doctor, well she’s not really a doctor, she hasn’t the ‘Dr’ before her name…well, at least I don’t think she has. I have never noticed. She is part of Ethan’s care team. She always asks […]

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My big brother !

I had the honour of writing a piece about my big brother over on A Special Purposed Life to help bring awareness for Down Syndrome over the month of October . Hope you enjoy my little story ! Thank you so much […]

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Meet Mr M !

I glanced at him. Then at her. She didn’t notice me. I stood at the end of the corridor holding the door waiting for my very own whirlwind to catch up to me as he too had just had a meltdown and […]

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Changes in our city

Dear Galway city council, As a native of Galway city and a young mother, I felt the urge to write an open letter to you folks up there making decisions about what one can and cannot do on our beaches, prom and […]

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