Who am I? My name is Abigail Burton, I am 29. My husband, Luke and I have been married for nearly 9 years. Our children are Shane 7, Matthew who was 5, Mackenzie 3 & Baby Burton who would be 1. I was a happily running a bookkeeping practice from home. Unfortunately, I had to … Continue reading Why A Blog? – About Us
A Carer for a Special Needs Child: Relationships
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How to Save Money, 9 Tips for Medical Families
How to save money. If you're like me with the hospital admissions, therapies & appointments, I don't need to save money, there just isn't enough of it. Or so I thought
Grief Definition – Abbreviated
It's possible that I would have a greater chance of having abbreviated grief. If I my grief definition was or is: abbreviated- it is still a painful process
Respite For Special Needs Child
Ultimately respite for special needs children means someone else will take over caring for your child so you can take a well deserved break from caring responsibilities. The saying 'It takes a village to raise a child' is even more true for a special needs child.
Simple Steps to Healthy Living for Complex Needs Parents
As the parent of a child with a life-limiting illness, there are so many different ways to approach healthy living. Are we doing enough to be there always?
Grief For Children Who Have Lost a Sibling
Supporting grief for children, especially your own children is hard-work. Children see death differently, depending on their age.