Tag: families of people with special needs

Guest Post: I Can Only Imagine by Talisa Pillay

Guest Post: I Can Only Imagine by Talisa Pillay

Today, as we celebrate Women’s Day in South Africa and my family celebrates our eldest daughter Savannah’s 22nd birthday, this guest post is a touching tribute to sisterhood, the value of relationships and love in its purest forms.  It was a great reminder to me about […]

The Post Newspaper Feature – Families raising autistic kids, adults need support

The Post Newspaper Feature – Families raising autistic kids, adults need support

While the world dedicates April to Autism Awareness in our house everyday is Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance. That is the message we spread. We are humbled to be featured on The Post newspaper today to share Savannah’s journey as an autistic person. It is […]

The Best Carpool Karaoke Made Me Cry Too; But Not Why You Think

The Best Carpool Karaoke Made Me Cry Too; But Not Why You Think

Have you seen the beautiful video celebrating children with Down Syndrome? If you haven’t please watch it. It’s an internet sensation and I applaud the creators of the videos. You can view the video at the end of the post. When I first saw it, […]

A Day in the Life of a Mum to a Child with Special Needs

A Day in the Life of a Mum to a Child with Special Needs

I’m honoured to be featured by The Non-Adventures of a Stay-at-Home Mum. This is just a normal day for us and doesn’t take into account unexpected events or big new adventures like Mrs South Africa 2018. Read more

Persons with disabilities and Your families: I Need Your Help, Please

Persons with disabilities and Your families: I Need Your Help, Please

I need your help. I’ve been asked to offer helpful information about “What would make visiting a public place, such as a zoo or an aquarium or a museum, a really great experience for visitors with disabilities?”

The Past And The Present Met

It is already two weeks into the New Year and this is my first blog post for 2018. My hope for you is that wherever you are in life today, that this is the year you will know resounding Joy and have boundless Courage. I […]

The Anchor

The Anchor

For Savannah Diwali, Halloween and New Years are very stressful days. So stressful that she is anxious months before when Spring begins. To add to her anxiety at the beginning of this September her caregiver left us without notice. At the same time both Eli […]