Spoonie Parenting

Rocking Motherhood in 10 different ways – despite chronic illness

When I saw that Natalie from Surviving Life's Hurdles tagged me in a post about 'Rocking Motherhood', I felt both flattered and a bit nervous.  If you ask my husband, one of the biggest things that I worry about is being a good mum to our kids (aged 9 and 7) despite me having MS.  I stress… Continue reading Rocking Motherhood in 10 different ways – despite chronic illness

Spoonie Parenting

Children’s Parties for Spoonie Parents

So, we have survived my daughter's 7th birthday party!  A couple of months ago, I decided to mistakenly  ask her what she wanted to do for her birthday: a lovely family day out at the beach?  A trip to see Disney on Ice?  Going to a pottery studio?  No! A pizza party at home with a few… Continue reading Children’s Parties for Spoonie Parents

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5 Things I learned from my trip to Florida, as a person with a chronic illness

Some of my regular readers will know that I have recently been on a two week holiday to Florida with my family - my two kids, my husband and my parents.  It was a long awaited trip (the kids have been asking every week, 'how many days is it until Disney?', for the past year),… Continue reading 5 Things I learned from my trip to Florida, as a person with a chronic illness