I never look at River and think lifes unfair. I never look at him and wish he was different, and I never look at him and feel sorry for him. Down syndrome just doesn't make me feel pity for him, as he has a wonderful life and other people have it so much worse. Having … Continue reading From the moment my son with Down syndrome was born, he has had to prove his worth.
Dear stranger, I may need to apologise to you, I think I may have ruined your day. You probably think I'm just another person who doesn't understand, but I wanted to explain to you that I do. I get it. I wasn't just another person staring at different, another person made to feel uncomfortable … Continue reading Dear Stranger, your son has Down syndrome and I couldn’t help but stare.
This article is up for an award in the 2020 Baps blogging award. If you think it deserves to win, please VOTE HERE - https://www.myfamilyourneeds.co.uk/baps/biggest-impact/ I'm not an easily offended person and I believe in gently educating people about Down syndrome. I always remind myself and others that we were all uneducated once, and that … Continue reading If you refuse to stop using this word, then you are no real friend of mine.