A Time To Be Alone

A time to be alone

A time to be alone… Inspired by the recent purchase of the same titled book. I devoured this book in just over a day! This is a fab achievement considering I haven’t completed a book in the last 6 years owing to constraints on my time and energy. And so to consume this book so…

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I don’t give a f*ck!

compassion fatigue

Are you suffering from ‘Empathy Fatigue’ Or I just don’t give a F*ck disorder? Ok that sounds a little harsh and a tad unfeeling.  But I have been reflecting on my relationship with blogging and relationship or lack there of with others in the special needs community. This is a big community as there are so many…

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Anger and Special Needs Parenting

Special Needs and Anger

Anger Am I angry at having a special needs child? Am I angry at my child having special needs? ‘Anger’ has been bouncing around in my head, the word would not be a word I would naturally use  to describe how I feel when parenting my daughter. Tired? – Yes Overwhelmed? – Yes Angry –…

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1 in 5 SEN Parents feel Lonely

Loneliness is… I stumbled across a tweet yesterday by Mencap: Relate and Mencap released a report on February 8th 2017 looking at relationships of parents who have children with learning difficulties. 1 in 5 of parents with a child with learning disability feel lonely often or all of the time. Wow this struck a chord with me….

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