5 Things I Have Learnt About Caring

5 Things I Have Learnt About Caring

As regular readers will know, our lives have changed this year due to my Daughter having a chronic illness. Living with someone who has disabilities can be very hard and normal everyday things we all take for granted, are suddenly not so easy.  I have listed 5 things that have changed since she has become ill. energy – Even normal everyday things like getting dressed can wipe her out so we have to take time and prepare her, so that she is not rushing and can do things in her own…

A Mums Letter From The Heart

A Mums Letter From The Heart

Dear Mums and Dads of Children with a chronic illness I want you to know you are not alone, although you may feel very alone at times. I know what it is like to have your once healthy and happy child, suddenly over night become struck by this wicked illness. They go from leading a ‘normal’ life of going to school, seeing friends and being children. I have sat and held my child tight while she has cried her heart out, with the ‘why me’, when she is in pain,…

What kind of Mum are you?

What kind of Mum are you?

What kind of Mum are you? I was browsing facebook with my morning coffee and came across one of those silly apps.  I do like to have a go just to see what they say.  The one I came across this morning was, What kind of a Mum are you? This is something that I have been thinking about a lot lately, not questioning myself, but more so other Mums.  I have not been judging any Mums.  It is through posts I have read or statuses on Facebook, where Mums…