I receive a lot of lovely messages and I love reading them, but today I got one that took my breath away. Not in a good way. To the lady who sent the message, I know your intentions were good and I know you meant no harm. I just feel that this is a point … Continue reading When somebody prayed for my sons Down syndrome to be ‘cured’.
Category: Special Needs
Is this the life my son was meant to live?
“No, you are mourning the life you THINK he was meant to have, the life you WANTED him to have. He is already living the life he was meant to have’.
Is my son ‘high functioning’?
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’?