See Dr Park & Michael in action

If you followed Esme’s story last year and her trip to St Louis Children’s Hospital for the SDR Operation, you may be interested to watch this episode of a US TV series currently on air. It’s is a fly on the wall documentary following the plight of a number of Children at the hospital including […]

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The work continues…as Scotland approaches

Every day Esme continues to work hard and every day Esme becomes a little bit stronger, more confident and able to achieve more movement. You can see her sat here on ‘Orange Ears’ – she sits on him to watch TV and to practise standing up – everyday. Everything we do with Esme is built […]

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Snow time!

Well the UK has been well and truly hit with our first proper snowfall for a while and this time we were able to get out and enjoy it, because Esme is the right age now but also she can sit on a sledge unaided. To see her sitting there, strong and independent bought a […]

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The lights are ON!

Tonight was the big switch on in Fairford, where we were joined on stage by Santa…..Esme couldn’t believe it!                 And after a slight technical hitch the big switch worked.  

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Esme set to light up Fairford!

Yes we are counting down to Friday this week at 6.30pm when Esme will be this years ‘celebrity’ chosen to turn on the Christmas lights in Fairford. Esme needless to say is very excited and even more so to see that she made the local paper again! You can read the feature here:

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Pedalling Solo!

Today something truly amazing happened for us, Esme pedalled her trike herself for the first time! We have waited a long time for this and moving forward it will really help Esme to build not only her strength and co-ordination but also her confidence by giving Esme her first taste of independence. Have a look […]

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Esme’s progress, marches on

Esme continues to work hard and she is making amazing progress. As each week goes by we look back at what she has achieved. Last week we removed Esme’s seat from the bath as she is now able to sit confidently on her own, which may not seem much to most parents, to us it […]

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First month at home

Wow, what a month we have had since we got back. I guess it’s fair to say everything has turned on it’s head and we have had to change everything we used to do day to day to help Esme develop and progress the way she needs to. The challenge is fitting it all in […]

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Home at last! Thanks everyone for your help.

After a short break in Kentucky before returning, we arrived home yesterday, tired out but glad to be back and to be reunited with Wellington! We were greeted home with a fine display of pink balloons forming an arch over the gate and clusters of balloons by the door – thanks Granny it made us […]

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