I love Africa. I love the beauty, the nature, the culture and the vibrancy. Tanzania is our home and we have a good life here. River is happy and as a family this is by far the best place for us to be. But we are lucky. Our children get to go to an international … Continue reading The devastating reality of Down syndrome in Tanzania
Down syndrome – Our Truth
The termination rate of babies with Down syndrome is high. In fact, more pregnancies are ended than continued when a family learns their baby will have that extra chromosome. I don’t judge, never have and never will, and nothing that anyone says to me will change my opinion there. But I do feel that there … Continue reading Down syndrome – Our Truth
People with Down syndrome are not ‘forever children’.
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’.