As a parent of a child with Down syndrome I often have to read hurtful things online, sometimes from harmless people who are just not thinking , and sometimes from people just being cruel. I'm lucky that in my day to day life I’ve actually never faced any negativity, many do, but for me nobody … Continue reading People with Down syndrome are not ‘forever children’.
River was 6 months old when we learnt that he had had Down syndrome, and although he was slightly delayed in typical milestone he was pretty much keeping up with his peers. He smiled, rolled over, lifted his head up, laughed and sat up at near typical times and although he was late, there … Continue reading When I realised my baby with Down syndrome really was ‘different’.
I can’t believe it’s taken me over 2 weeks to write this blog post, but I’ve been totally wiped out with flu. I clearly had no idea what flu really was because shocked is an understatement, I’ve never been so ill! Reagan even had to take time off work and that never happens, and at … Continue reading UK Blog Awards finalists – Thanks, thanks, thanks!!!