From the moment my son with Down syndrome was born, he has had to prove his worth.

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.

Oshkosh’s First Model with Down Syndrome – where is Asher now?

I’m sure you all remember a few years back, when little baby Asher took the internet by storm. I know I certainly do. Our blog was in the beginning stages and River hadn’t long been diagnosed with Downs syndrome, when this beautiful little boy kept popping up on my screen. He was just mesmerizing, and … Continue reading Oshkosh’s First Model with Down Syndrome – where is Asher now?