Can you imagine living in a world that thinks your child shouldn’t be alive? I have a son with Down syndrome and I can

Can you imagine reading something every day that questions your child’s right to life? Can you imagine knowing that a huge percentage of people in society think your child shouldn’t have even been born? Can you imagine knowing that people look at your child and see something abnormal and scary? Can you imagine waking up … Continue reading Can you imagine living in a world that thinks your child shouldn’t be alive? I have a son with Down syndrome and I can

When somebody prayed for my sons Down syndrome to be ‘cured’.

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’.

I have a son with Down syndrome, but I still believe in your right to choose.

I’m not going to be adding a cute photo of River to this. It isn’t an article about proving to the world how amazing he is or how happy he makes me, it isn’t an article about how he is worthy of his life and it certainly isn’t a ‘look what you’re missing out on’ … Continue reading I have a son with Down syndrome, but I still believe in your right to choose.