THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Why We Shouldn’t Read (Sometimes)

The other day, a newspaper headline caught my eye: “The Joyof Not Reading”, it read. It was an opinion piece about a man whose immigrant parents had told real bedtime stories to him and his brother as they grew up.  “My brother and I shared a bedroom as kids, and Dad would often come up ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Sex and The Special Needs Parent

There’s something about caring for a child with disabilities that takes the “red” out of “hot” in the marital bed.  The arrival of a baby, healthy or not, can often put a damper on sex in the city.  I remember comparing notes with other young Mums when my kids were brand new – so much ...