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Charity Winter Ball

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Little Miracles and Taylor Rose TTKW are holding a charity Winter Ball on Saturday 13th January 2017 at The Ballroom at the Haycock, Wansford. Unfortunately The Spinney (the home of Little Miracles Peterborough branch) was victim to breaking and entering, theft and vandalism on New Year’s Eve. The shed was broken into and quite a […]

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Self-care is not about you!

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By Andrew McCallum   If I were to ask you, “What does self-care mean to you?”, does your mind immediately wander to bubble baths, a couple of glasses of wine, massages, long lazy lunches, a day at the spa…? Or do your eyes glaze over wistfully as you think, “I wish!” As much as those […]

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Using Weighted Blankets

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By Alison Wyatt – Occupational Therapist Weighted blankets can help those with a poor proprioceptive sense and are “sensory seeking”. A poor proprioceptive sense can be described as a lack of body awareness and a poor sense of where your limbs are in relation to the rest of your body. A Weighted Blanket applies deep […]

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Our thoughts are with Charlie Gard and his family

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I suspect most of you have heard about Charlie Gard. I know that as a family with a child with a complex medical condition that we have been following it closely, I have read the facts, and I have watched the heart wrenching YouTube videos from his parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates. I am […]

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5 steps to a calmer morning

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So many of us will relate to those difficult mornings, you know the ones with meltdowns, lost shoes and a pack lunch that you buy at the corner shop on route to school but what if there were ways to help? Now these steps are not magical answers and will not help for all children […]

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Is charity a good thing?

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So I am writing this in response to “The trouble with charity … and honours” by Nigel Thornton published in ‘Peterborough Today’ earlier this week. The full article can be found at http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/opinion/the-trouble-with-charity-and-honours-1-7814119 “David Beckham’s charity efforts put me to shame – in fact most people’s do. Unlike David, who let’s face it is the […]

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Those “inspirational” videos

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THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN SUBMITTED ANONYMOUSLY BY ONE OF OUR PARENTS – IT IS NOT NECESSARILY THE VIEWS OF LITTLE MIRACLES   If you have a disabled child then you know the ones.  The happy smiley child crossing the finishing line, the child making eye contact and smiling to his mum the first time […]