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Disneyland Paris Trip Report – Travel Day/Day 1

It’s not every day you go to Disneyland Paris and seeing as we are travelling with a disabled child, thought it would be a nice idea to share our experience. Travel Day/Day 1 We got up at 5.45am and were in the car and outside Ashford International Station before 6.30am. We muddled through passport control, bag scanning and then the French border control (I think … Continue reading Disneyland Paris Trip Report – Travel Day/Day 1

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So I’m a Carer…What Happened to Being Just a Mum?

I am an unpaid carer who looks after my son who has additional needs, I am not alone in this as my husband is his main carer now. Being a carer full time, part time, occasionally puts great pressure on our lives as individuals, as a couple and as parents. I personally carry around a great deal of guilt, should I be at home more, should I be working more, should I be spending more time helping him with his needs, should I be attending every course, workshop and coffee morning just to feel like I’m not alone because the one thing I’ve learnt it’s lonely being a carer or a caring team. Continue reading So I’m a Carer…What Happened to Being Just a Mum?