Are they smiling yet? Are they sleeping through yet? Are they crawling yet? Are they walking yet? Are they talking yet? Are they writing, counting to 100, reciting the alphabet, reading or standing on their heads whilst riding a bike yet? Enjoy Being With Your Child Wow! Slow down Mama’s and take a breath. Parenthood … Continue reading Forget the Milestones and Enjoy the Moments
It is so important that medical professionals choose their words carefully, as they have the power in their hands to shape a families future. Their reactions and attitude are literally what stands between a family choosing to end a pregnancy or take that journey. "I'm so sorry but we have detected that your baby … Continue reading Medical Professionals – Words Matter
When I first started to write this, the plan was to write about 10 positives that Down syndrome has bought to my life and 10 negatives. I wanted to be honest, show both sides of the story and not be quite so ‘everything is rosy’. But I really struggled to come up with 10 negative … Continue reading The Things down syndrome has brought to our lives, and the things it hasn’t.