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, your son has Down syndrome and I couldn’t help but stare.
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.
If you refuse to stop using this word, then you are no real friend of mine.
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.