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Ignorance Still Exists

I met a lady the other day who completely shocked me with her ignorance. She was a fairly well educated, professional woman who I had been having a nice conversation with until I happened to mention that I had heard … Continue reading

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What if?

Someone asked me today if I ever thought about “what if Ashley didn’t have a disability”. I must admit its not a path I let myself go down to any great length and if I find myself thinking along those … Continue reading

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Ashley’s Assembley

My beautiful Ashley can reduce me to tears sometimes. Today was school assembly and it was her classes turn to perform. By 6:30am Ash was raring to go and telling me to hurry up because she was ready! Ashley has … Continue reading

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Stepping through the Door…

There is a group that has become a very important part of my life. A group that has given me friendship, support and advice as I’ve been dealing with my daughter’s disability. The funny thing is I nearly missed out … Continue reading

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One Tough Cookie

My poor little Ashley has just had a day she would rather forget about. I’m sharing it with you because it gives a pretty good insight into some of what Ashley goes through with her disability and how, despite it … Continue reading

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Letting go of the Square Peg

I had an epiphany today. A moment when, instead of reverting to a long held habit of behavior, I stopped, re-assessed and chose another path. Now this may not sound like much to you but believe me this is a … Continue reading

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Jam Tarts for Tea

With India asleep, the teenagers off doing their own thing and Ashley at the beach with her Dad, Carys and I got to enjoy some rare one-on-one time. It’s not always easy for Carys having a twin with a disability. … Continue reading

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