We've always loved to travel and when kids came along special needs or not we also brought the kids along domestic flights, overseas and more recently interstate road trips. When they were babies we thought why not they're still free and we discovered that airlines allow you to bring portacots, prams and car seats at… Continue reading Travelling with special needs: Roadtrips!
Last Christmas our wonderful carer gave us a car 12 volt bottle warmer which plugs into the cigarette lighter. I never knew of such inventions but our upcoming interstate road trip was the best way to try it out. I had already worked out that I could feed my daughter in the car. This bottle… Continue reading Product review: munchkin bottle warmer
"What is she eating?" Followed by "how did you cook it" is the usual question asked when we start feeding our daughter who has CP. She still has trouble with swallowing more solid food but thankfully not yet had a peg. Since she has a lot of allergies (currently cows milk protein and egg) we… Continue reading Batching food
As with any child with complex special needs there are many appointments with the hospital, therapists and specialists. On top of that juggling other kids, work, social commitments it's a nightmare to stay on top of it all. In the early days I would just put it on the one paper calendar and then tuck… Continue reading Keeping on top of all those appointments
Last year the kids were sick more than 10 times. With my eldest taking a special needs bus to school, childcare, therapists appointments and carers that help, every time she gets sick we would need to inform about 3-4 people depending on the day. The first few times we would forget and this would mean particular people… Continue reading Kids sick? So many people to call… 2 tips to mange this better
The other day we ran out of our doTerra Easy Air stick which we've been using daily on the kids to get them to sleep at night through their congestion. I had some beeswax on hand and decided to try making it from scratch. It was a lot easier than I thought it would be.… Continue reading DIY breathe easy air vapour stick bar – attempt #1
My top 10 favourite doTerra oils to take when travelling.