My Story Series – Parenting with Cerebral Palsy

Recently I posted a very personal piece on how I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my 30’s and the impact that had on me starting a family.  My intention was not as a pity post, it was done instead to educate and raise awareness of how certain conditions can affect…

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How to Explain Stranger Danger To A Young Child

H has a school trip in a few weeks. His whole class are off to visit a museum.  It will be so much fun for him and I am trying to be excited, but deep down I am worried sick.  The chances of anything happening are very slim, but in…

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How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Day At Nursery School

As a parent, one of the most stressful times is seeing your child off for their first day of nursery school.   Emotionally I thought I was prepared.  I was overly-giddy on the way in to school as we chatted away about how much fun he was going to have and…

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Parenting and ITP – My Story Series

Recently I posted how I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my 30’s and the impact that had on me starting a family.  My intention was to educate and raise awareness of how certain conditions can affect you as a parent.  The response was really positive, and it seemed to strike…

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Month of Firsts – January 2018

Another month is over and it is time for me to once again round-up all of your firsts. I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it. I don’t want…

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