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Category Archives: A bit of praise

5 for Friday: Special Needs Round-Up

April 18, 2014 at 22:59

Mama Lewis


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Welcome to the inaugural edition of 5 for Friday – the Mama Lewis Special Needs Round-Up. For the next month, I’ll trial this round-up of highlights from special needs blogs. If it proves popular, I will continue and if not then I’ll proceed as I have been (posting endlessly about May’s superior power of cuteness). Email […]

Shopping with a disabled trolley – first look pics!

March 12, 2014 at 09:45

Mama Lewis


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What happens when you combine one cutie in a wheelchair + one wonky shopping trolley + one wonky mama pushing it all?  Listen to the repeat at You & Yours, BBC Radio 4. Then use the hashtag #YouAndYours to let us know what you think. And here’s what happened next… May just wants to shop. And […]

For once, the kind of madness you’d vote for…

March 3, 2014 at 16:44

Mama Lewis



Mama Lewis and the Amazing Adventures of the Half-Brained Baby has been nominated for a MAD Blog Award. Want to help us to win? Consider this: In the last year, this blog: fought the supermarkets and won shopping trolleys for disabled children across Britain. helped families with special needs kids to visit London’s attractions in the […]

What happened when May went back to Waitrose

February 25, 2014 at 09:45

Mama Lewis


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I love Waitrose. I can’t help it. They have an incredible selection of olives. Confucius once said: you may intend to pick up “just a pint of milk” from Waitrose, but you will never leave without having spent £40 minimum. So what happens when a fiscally blind and loyal shopper such as myself is faced with […]

Should you have another baby?

February 9, 2014 at 10:14

Mama Lewis


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Last week on BabyCenter, I mused over whether parents should have another child – and specifically I was thinking of parents of children with special needs, but it could be anyone who just loves babies and is an enormous sap. Should you have another baby? Here’s the answer: Three years ago, I felt like an […]