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Real life stories, issues and experiences of day to day life by parents and healthcare professionals.
Until Sam was born I didn’t really know about children’s hospices; I…
by Carolyn Voisey on 21st May, 2018
This is the key to a day out together for my son and me.
by The Odd Sock Diary on 18th May, 2018
There’s a time and place for most things.
by Ger Smyth on 13th April, 2018
It’s been an extremely difficult few months in the Followes' residence.
by Rochelle Followes on 12th April, 2018
Having a disabled child is not always glamorous and cute.
by Miriam Gwynne on 12th April, 2018
My brother is different.
by Mark Arnold on 9th April, 2018
Siblings eh? Where would we be without them.
by Ger Smyth on 9th April, 2018
We all have it, in one form or another.
by Ger Smyth on 30th March, 2018
Breathe in…2….3…… and out, 2…3…4….5….6!!…
by Zowie Kaye on 29th March, 2018
Talynn Gurganus was born at 35 weeks on January 27, 2014.
by Guest Bloggers on 29th March, 2018
Will we have singing this Easter?
by Ann Hickman on 29th March, 2018
“We have done the impossible and that makes us mighty.”
by Jodi Shenal on 26th March, 2018
We are a year away from the agreed beginning of the Brexit transition period, due…
by Mark Arnold on 23rd March, 2018
“Purple Day” may sound like a silly title given to March 26, but for…
by Jodi Shenal on 22nd March, 2018
Check out our World Downs Syndrome Day Infographic, produced with our friends at Downs…
by Firefly Community on 21st March, 2018
Medicine is a subject that I see crop up a lot on the various forums and pages I…
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 20th March, 2018
Are children with Down's Syndrome really easier to raise than those with other…
by The Odd Sock Diary on 19th March, 2018
It is difficult being a luddite married to a tecnophile.
by Jane Scott on 19th March, 2018
I love this time of year.
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 13th March, 2018
I was recently walking the dog up a very steep hill.
by Ceri-Ann Brown on 13th March, 2018
I haven’t blogged for a while. I had a second child, and spent a year…
by Emily Sutton on 9th March, 2018
My life changed when I became a mum.
by Sarah Kay on 9th March, 2018
Mother ~ They walk among us daily.
by Ger Smyth on 9th March, 2018
To the mother of my children,
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 9th March, 2018
For me, the saying, “life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a…
by Laura Rutherford on 9th March, 2018
How About #DisabledAccessEveryday!’
by Mark Arnold on 9th March, 2018
The Story of Jess Chippendale
by Laura Moore on 8th March, 2018
“We didn’t realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having…
by Emily Sutton on 6th March, 2018
A facebook friend of mine recently posted a link to an interview with a woman who…
by Rebecca Toal on 28th February, 2018
One of the lesser known eating disorders is ARFID (avoidant/restrictive food intake…
by Emily Sutton on 28th February, 2018
I was supposed to be on a flight this morning to America.
This month we are celebrating Rare Disease Day.
by Rebecca Shayler-Adams on 23rd February, 2018