A couple of weeks ago we were delighted to be able to attend our niece, Rachel’s wedding. It took place at Black Walnut Venue near Omokoroa. It was a stunning day, she was a beautiful bride and the day was really special. Rachel had worked as a carer with Mitchell a few years ago while … More Making choices that make you feel ‘guilty’?
It’s been a couple of tough weeks with Mitchell’s sleep pattern all over the place. Although he has a high dose of melatonin to assist his circadian rhythms, every few months he seems to have a patch where he is unable to fall asleep and will become either hyper or aggressive. Or in this case … More Remembering happy times
It’s been pretty bleak around here with a lot of rain, which makes me a little less inspired to go outdoors. But, one thing Mitchell and I surely have in common is the love of fresh air. A couple of weekends ago, Phil, Mitch and I headed to a local park and in between the … More Outdoor time
Over the years while raising Mitchell and Holly I have joined several parent support groups, but for one reason or another, never managed a true sense of belonging. Here is a summary of a few of the groups I have participated in and how I found my home at the complex care group. During Mitchell’s … More How do you find the right ‘support group’ as a parent of a high and complex needs child?