I've always put The Kids first. I used all my energy for them and, although it wasn't a lot, I did as much as I could with them. That sounds honourable but actually that left nothing for B. Or myself. Or anyone else. When The Kids were babies/toddlers/very young children I think they needed that attention and… Continue reading Priorities
Following on from Part 1 here's what I've learned: Your children, your parenting rules: Just because you have carers helping you does not mean you aren't the parent. I know many carers like to do things their way - be firm. Carers are there to help us and are supposed to be respectful of the way we… Continue reading My two cents – Part 2
There is no guidance available for disabled parents; we fall through all the cracks. It's as though disabled people are supposed to live alone their whole lives and not have children. Try getting through an airport with wheelchair assistance - there are no allowances for having children with you. One wheelchair assistant actually said [of my… Continue reading Forgotten? Maybe not.