Oh Nextflix….you’re naughty

My toddler screams to watch ‘Peppa Pig’ on a regular basis; so much so that my sky box has now got that pig and her painfully annoying family on it’s planner. Ethan jumps, yells and screeches whenever he watches ‘Fairy Odd Parents’- […]

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2016…NEARLY!

It will be 2016 soon. Didn’t 2015 fly past? I can still remember the countdown to 2000 like it was yesterday; maybe I am showing my age, but it’s true; 2000 seems like a few years ago! This past year, for me, […]

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Writer’s Block….shifted slightly….

Hey guys!!! Thank you for stopping by. I have been busy writing for a few different sites , since my last update on here!     FireFlyFriends   This one happened recently and well, yeah ….I handled it !     FamilyFriendlyHQ this […]

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My latest piece.

This was hard to write. It is hard to read but if I’m going to share Ethans journey , I feel I must be honest. In honour of Ethan,T and all the other boys (and their families) who live with Hunter syndrome. […]

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Other parents

It was mere weeks after Ethans diagnosis (Hunter Syndrome) when I was asked to come in to speak with a genetic counsellor and to have my bloods taken. My blood test would determine whether or not I had given Ethan a rare […]

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Some more of my writings!

I am very lucky to have been given the opportunity to work with some of the best Family websites, such as Fireflyfriends.com, The Mighty.com, Herfamily.ie and most recently Familyfriendlyhq.ie Below are a few articles which have been published on these sites. I […]

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Staring….

To stare or not to stare… I know it can be hard not to. I do know that. I am the mother of that child you are staring at. I am the mother of that child who is screaming, biting, yelling all […]

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Appreciation for ‘him’

There are special daddies out there. They walk with us. They stand shoulder to shoulder with doctors and specialist asking the hard questions. They take our hands and remind us “We will be ok” and somehow, we believe them. They talk. They […]

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They are only shoes

There are a number of reasons we don’t do certain everyday things with Ethan. Never assume it’s because we haven’t tried. Trust me, we have. We have learned to listen to the things Ethan can’t say; we’ve learned to read him and […]

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Silence…the day MY music died

Can you hear the silence? It is so very loud. I remember that deafening silence, so very well. The doctor had just left the room. He did excuse himself, I remember that, but I’ve no idea why he left the room. We […]

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