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Learn a little..

As it draws to a close it feels just like any other day, because it is. Every day is world Down’s Syndrome day, Eloise day, asperger’s day, autism day, and…and…the world has room for us all. It just needs to … Continue reading

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The magic of Christmas?

​Eloise has an alarm clock. It’s never been set yet it went off at 3am and woke me up. Cue desperate rummaging round her room in the dark to find the thing before it wakes her up. I found it, … Continue reading

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Girls v boys? A ballet tale

Both my daughters do ballet – one attends classes, the other will do soon but just now is happy putting on a tutu and pretending to be her big sister. It’s such a “girl” thing to do, isn’t it? There … Continue reading

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Give a little bit

I often think we need to give a little more at Christmas. Not to the kids or to other family members but to those less fortunate than us. Then I think about Kara. 90% of people would not have given … Continue reading

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Disillusioned 

​Kara is not acceptable as a citizen in any country but this one, and if she wasn’t British she wouldn’t get a visa here. Meanwhile 100% termination rates for Down’s Syndrome pregnancies are seen as a target for some countries. … Continue reading

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Free from  constraint…

​Made the decision which divides friends families experts. Leads to chaos mess and accidents. There is no turning back. KARA IS OUT OF NAPPIES

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Is this the 1930s?

I read a discussion about legislation for foreign workers being indicative of a move to the right and the obvious connotations of Nazi Germany When we had a child with Down’s Syndrome one of the less obvious effects was that … Continue reading

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