September 6, 2018

One thing I find really difficult is turning negatives into positives. I was told today by a very old dear friend that I used to always see the glass half-full. Since becoming a mum to our FASD boy, I have gotten very glass half-empty and people miss the old me. So, fo...

July 1, 2018

All has been fairly quiet lately for us, but as the old saying goes 'when it rains it pours' and boy, have I just had a rainstorm!

We started music therapy last term at school. I was a bit unsure, not knowing all his past and also knowing his very different reactions to...

May 29, 2018

I had a morning off from the school run today, I need to see my GP so my husband took Liam to school whilst the baby and I are standing in an hour long queue to get an appointment. I should have come about a month ago but again my needs aren’t priority unfortunately, s...

May 22, 2018

I hear and read so many horror stories about education and schools for our kids. It frightens me daily and strikes fear into my heart for our future. FASD kids face so many challenges in the classroom and on the playground – often there’s not enough awareness of their...

May 2, 2018

In light of it being national maternal mental health day it struck me quite hard that I very rarely talk about my struggles, as a parent of a child with FASD and seeing what day it was prompted me to sit and think.


I dropped Liam to school this morning after a truck lo...

April 3, 2018

Everybody looks at me and thinks I am just the average teenage girl who is excepting society. A girl who is taking each day as it goes by, a girl who is waking up everyday going to college like any other girl of my age. But what people don't see is the difficulties and...

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