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Random Acts of Kindness Day- Helped by a stranger

It was the second time Scarlett, Sonny and I had been invited to 10 Downing Street for their annual Christmas bash.  An honor and an experience to say the least, Scarlett doesn’t quite grasp what is happening, but maybe one day I will be able to tell her all about the special places she has visited. Now the actual visit seemed like an awful lot of fun, but then there was the dreaded journey, a 9am start and not landing back in Manchester at 1am.  Scarlett has a tendency to want to wonder around and bounce about, I did worry … Read more

Inspirational Member of the VI Community of the month! Interview with mummy Jane Ring

Hi Jane, thank you for agreeing to take part, can you first start by introducing us to you and your family…. age, location, family members etc. My name is Jane Ring, I live in Exeter with my husband Neil, our beautiful six year old daughter Chloe and our three legged cat Giggsy. Chloe is our only child as sadly we cannot have any more.   Can you tell me more about the wonderful Chloe? Chloe is unique as she was born profoundly deaf and severely sight impaired. She has a type of LCA- Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (rod and cone dystrophy) … Read more

Inspirational Member of the VI Community of the Month

This months feature is an interview with Amber Bobnar, creator of the almighty and all informative wonderbaby.org and most importantly mummy to Ivan.  This interview is very close to my heart, Amber is my hero and was pivotal in helping me launch throughscarlettseyes.com, she offered advice on every aspect of her website and her involvement certainly has helped me.  So thank you to Amber for taking part in this interview, its full of great tips, touching stories and tales about Ivan’s success. 1. Hi Amber, thank you for agreeing to take part, can you first start by introducing us to … Read more

Through Scarlett’s Eyes Inspirational Member of the VI Community of the Month- Laura Hughes

With Mother’s Day nearly upon us, I thought it would be nice to hear all about a super-mum, in this months INSPIRATIONAL MEMBER OF THE VI COMMUNITY OF THE MONTH feature. Before finding out more about Laura Hughes, here we have the words of the lovely members of Moorvision, a VI parent and child support group founded by Laura in January 2007. Laura is now the voluntary group coordinator and treasurer. I think what they all had to say speaks for itself… Laura Hughes is one truly inspirational lady and a force to be reckoned with! “I met Laura years … Read more