The Parent-Detective

I was going to write about something entirely different this week, and then this happened. Carys’s paediatrician : So, I last saw Carys in August, and you thought her (chronic) constipation (and faecal impaction) was due to the thickener prescribed for… Read More

Five Things You Should NEVER Say to a Mother of a Special Needs Child!

I know the comments you are about to see are well-meaning, but quite frankly, they’re patronising, and insensitive, at best. We mothers of special needs kids get sick of hearing them. We don’t want you to treat us… Read More

The Reluctant Mother

On days like this, when the sun is shining, and the sky is an uninterrupted blue, particularly on days like this, I feel how my wings have been clipped more keenly than normal. I want to soar into… Read More