The elephant in the room.

At times it can be hard for me to keep smiling.  Oh yes, I’m very good at slapping on a fake smile – aren’t we all?  It’s easy in this fast pace world to fake it, til we make it, but that’s not really healthy for our mental health in the long run, is it?  Sooner […]

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Today MikeyD got verified!

Today MikeyD got verified at his Special School! What does that even mean?  For the first few months, MikeyD has undergone assessments at school for his cognitive abilities as well as physical abilities. All kids that enter the school need to be verified for ID (intellectual disability).  As MikeyD’s physical disability goes hand in hand […]

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Being Grateful is a Daily Practice!

Don’t worry, it’s not easy to be grateful all of the time.  It takes time and practice.  In fact, it is only human if at times we look at the glass and see it as half empty.  It is difficult in this fast pace world to think that we need nothing more to be bigger, do […]

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Soldier Down

Today in Australia it is ANZAC Day.  April 25th is a national day of remembrance whereby we remember the men and women who fought for this great country in honour of the freedom we have today.  We thank them for the country we live in – one where we have options that wouldn’t be possible, […]

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Disability and Your Response

I find that we have to be so careful of what we say in fear of offending someone, that we either say too much (and we don’t hear the other person) or nothing at all.  Both to me, can be equally damaging, depending on the circumstances.  The only way we can possibly learn from one […]

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Campaign for Change!

There are loads of petitions out there concerning inclusion, or lack thereof, for our kids and adults alike – so if you are fed up with a current situation in your local community, setting up an online petition is a great way to get the ball rolling with spreading awareness.  You can set one up through Change Org […]

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