Chiara’s Short-Film

Thank you to a very good friend Emma who produced this short-film about Chiara and her journey so far. It’s not easy trying to encapsulate all that comes with the special needs road, however Emma has captured the essence of it all, brilliantly! I get teary watching it, not only because of Chiara but how […]

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RCH visit

The RCH drill. Wake 5am (skip meditation & yoga b/c I’m keen to prep everything before poppets wake) get breakfast ready, pack Chiara’s hospital bag, get paper work ready, check appointment times, pack Grace’s kinder bag, get clothes ready, put load of washing on, hang the new batch on the line, and fold the other lot. […]

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The bless in the mess

Pretty happy to see some fine motor skill action!  Whenever we notice any new micro-milestones we quietly notify one another so we don’t alarm Chiara and break her concentration. It’s sometimes hard for us to contain our excitement and often I burst with it – then the next thing her bottom lip drops and she’s […]

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you’re the yin to my yang

This one’s for Mauro. He coined the phrase “you’re the yin to my yang”, I loved it and told him I’d write a blog about it, so here tis’… My husband is quite a private man, unlike his wife who shares her heart and soul through this blog. He’s not so fussed with social media, […]

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saying goodbye

Goodbye’s – I’ve never enjoyed them. Especially the type where you know, that you won’t ever get to say hello again. Grandma had a fall last week, in her home where she has lived all her life. It takes a strong kind of woman to be living on your own at the age of 93, […]

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