We are a family of five living in suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
I started blogging at the end of 2008 as a way of treasuring our journey and also as a form of therapy for myself to write as I travel the roller coaster of disability parenting.
Our eldest son Cooper suffered a lack of oxygen at birth and as a result has Athetoid/dystonic Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy. As far as labels /info go he suffered a short sharp insult to the basal ganglia, has benign focal epilepsy of childhood and functions at a GMFC level 3.
Coopers developmental milestones are as follows:
- Drank from a haberman bottle at 6 weeks old
- Ate solid food at four months.
- Rolled at five months
- First word "hammer" at 12 months
- W sat at 2.5 years
- Crawled at 2.7 years
- Walked in a walker at 3.5
- First powerwheelchair at age 6
- Mainstream schooling aged 6
As a family we love to travel. We have been to Singapore,Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia. We love adventure and discovering new places, people and food. Nothing can get in our way other than saving up for trips!
To read our stories you will find the popular posts on the side bar just click on it. There are also the
birth stories of each of my children just under the main header.
thanks again for reading.
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Love Bron and family.