When River was diagnosed and for quite some time after, people often used to comment that ‘it must be mild’, ‘you can’t even tell’ or ‘he must only have it a little bit’. And even though I soon learnt that it wasn’t even possible to have Down syndrome mildly, that you either have it or … Continue reading Is my son ‘high functioning’?
So we’re all aware that the competition is flourishing in modern parenting, starting pretty much at conception and carrying on endlessly. The best pregnancy diets, drug free births, breast verses bottle, working mums verses stay at home, which baby reaches the milestone first, whose child is the highest achieving. The list goes on and on. … Continue reading Competitive parenting within the Down syndrome community – it’s alive and kicking!
Please don’t judge me on my writing abilities from this post, I’m in a state of shock. ‘I am River’ has only gone and reached the finals for the Bibs blogging award! The Bibs! Brilliance in Blogging! That's so huge and never in a million years did I expect that. I hoped and dreamed of … Continue reading I am River – Bibs Awards 2017 Inspire Finalist!