Life Without Limits - Our Wheely Big Journey
Release Date: 08/03/2019
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Every parents wants their child to be happy and healthy.
But when their health is out of your control, focusing on happiness can sometimes completely change your world.
We hear how she put on her supermum mask and powered on as though she could conquer it all without help.
How she inevitably hit the wall – but found her recovery in counselling and medication, or ‘antibiotics for her mind’ as she calls them.
And how with her husband Denis, Noah and daughter Sophie, the Myers family decided to go on a Wheely Big Journey together filled with fun, adventure, laughter, positivity and life.
Sharon’s outlook has created a world where Noah sees no limitations, where he can dream big dreams, be treated like another 8 year old boy and be raised by happy and healthy parents.
We hope this episode helps anyone who is caring for a child with any disability or special needs or who needs to be reminded that happiness can be found everyday, you just have to look for it.
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