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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Why as a Down Syndrome advocate I admire Katie Price

I guess some people would see this as quite a controversial topic but hold out and make up your mind at the end of this post. Katie Price has a son, Harvey who is disabled. Katie is in the celebrity limelight so herself has received her fair share of hateful online comments. Most people now […]

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The Importance of Sensory Play Featuring Sensory Treasures

We have all heard of sensory play some where along the line when you have kids. A lot of nurseries seem to include it in their activities now and it is encouraged by professionals. But what is sensory play and how can I help our children? So what is sensory play? It is described as […]

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The special story behind 3 of my tattoos!

Whether you like tattoos or not, you have to agree that it is a way to remember something forever. A tattoo is something that will never go away and each tattoo has its own meaning behind it. 3 of my tattoos have a very special meaning. All 3 are for Down Syndrome awareness. Each one […]

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What we are planning for World Down Syndrome Day 2018!

World Down Syndrome day (21st March) is a huge day in our diary, whether you are celebrating at home with your odd socks or organising a big local event. It is a great day to get together and look back at everything you have achieved in the past year. Last year I organised for Kings […]

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So you have a sibling with Down Syndrome? – Starter guide to T21

So you have a sibling with Down Syndrome? Or maybe you’re due one? or maybe you’re just intrigued to know what it is like? Now I’m not going to sugar coat this because I’m not Willy Wonka and this isn’t a pity party so get ready for the facts. Already I have made this sound […]

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