Dear Brother, I can finally breathe…

And breathe. Dear Brother, As soon as I hear that you are poorly, my brain goes in to over drive but at the same time I feel like I can’t breathe. It’s a silly feeling as I know that I can breathe. I guess it is because it is something that I can’t control like […]

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The reality of having a sibling with additional needs.

Being a sibling to someone with additional needs is like being in a secret club. Some things only fellow siblings will understand. I’ve been in this club a while now and I have written blog posts about this subject quite a bit. My favourite post has to be my So you have a sibling with […]

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Lose it, Don’t use it! – The R Word!

Before I ramble on about what I think of you if you use the R word, I’m going to educate you on the word first. You’re probably reading this and wondering what the R word is. Well the R word is a way of abbreviating the word, ‘Retard’. It is a word tossed about a […]

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Our World Down Syndrome Day

Whether you stayed at home and just thought about all their achievements or spent the day with them, wearing your odd socks and sporting something blue and yellow, World Down Syndrome Day was an amazing day to think about and spend time with the person in your life that happens to have Down Syndrome. I […]

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Dear Future Sibling,

Dear Future Sibling, Now might be a good time to tell you why there are a lot of whispers and important discussions. There is nothing to worry about, it is just our parents talking. Soon you will understand that it is just me, your future sibling. At the moment it may feel like we are […]

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What does World Down Syndrome Day mean to you?

World Down Syndrome Day (21st March) is a day celebrated by people with Down Syndrome and their family and friends around the world. Collectively the day is a way to raise awareness and celebrate every achievement whether it be big or small. World Down Syndrome Day will have a special meaning to some families. To […]

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