10 Awesome Gifts for Children with Special Needs + 5 More

Ten Awesome Toys for Kids with Special Needs - An Everyday Story

If you’ve been around here for a little while you will know that our little boy Jack (6.5 yrs) was born with Cerebral Palsy and Autism. Jack started intensive early intervention therapy when he was two-years old. He now has a string of therapists – physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, orthotist, psychologist – who are […]

4 Words to Help Calm an Anxious Child

How to Calm an Anxious Child - An Everyday Story

4 Words to Help Calm an Anxious Child I could see the entire situation unfolding before me; before it even happened. Jack needed to have a blood test and we were given no time to prepare him. Usually we would spend the weeks leading up to something like this stepping him through the process, reminding […]

This Week…24/52

This Week… A snapshot of our week, our everyday story ….. If you feel inspired to share a moment from your week please leave a comment with your link below or pop over to Instragram and use the hashtag #p52thisweek. I’m kate_aneverydaystory. Hope to see you there.  

Do You Remember Spirographs?

I used to love spirographs! I didn’t know you could still buy the kits. I thought for sure they were one of those cool things that were firmly stuck in the 80’s. Then we were out shopping the other day and I came across this Spiral Art Kit. Ok, so it is a pretty cheap […]

Is there something wrong with him?

The conversation went like this. “Is there something wrong with him?” Me: “No” Quizzical look at Jack and then back to me Me: “Oh, he has Cerebral Palsy if that is what you mean” …. A year ago I wouldn’t of been able to have this conversation. Just that one question would have made my […]