Day 58 of 100 (19 of writing) – Friday 28 April – 05:30 am Today I am starting a series of posts about how and why I have become involved in advocating for family/whanau voices in the Disability space. This is a background to why I am passionate about helping families who support their disabled … More Day 58 – #100 day project
In New Zealand right now it is a critical time for the disabled community. Late last year our government announced that there would be a Ministry for Disabled Persons (MDP) starting from 01 July 2022. The name has not been finalised yet, so for now, I will refer to it as the MDP. The vision … More A week of advocating for our family
Today marks 100 days since Lockdown #5 began for Auckland. For more than 3 months now we have been living with restrictions on our day to day existence. Finally this week, Mitchell has returned to almost regular school hours and is attending from 9 am to 2.30 pm 4 days a week. As I drove … More Lockdown #5 – Day 100
There is supposed to be light at the end of a tunnel right? Well this little tunnel we are currently in is starting to feel like Gotthard Base Tunnel – the longest in the world right now. I don’t know how long it is and I don’t know how long this lockdown is going for. … More Where is the light?