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My “little” Brother

My “little” brother…. After a fabulous and, dare i say it, easy start back to school last week we seem to have hit a few challenges in our second week with Seb. By contrast his little brother has breezed in and out with complete ease. […]

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Loose Women

Seb and I were invited on to speak to the Loose Women panel on Wednesday 10th June. The whole invitation came about after a thank you note I posted on TK Maxx’s website went viral. The interview felt like a car crash at the time, […]

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INCLUSION – A Devastating Irony

NCLUSION – A Devastating Irony We have spent the start of the Easter holidays doing the same typical things of families everywhere. We’ve travelled to grandparents, been to watch the football, a trip to the seaside, eaten well and scoffed lots of treats. The kids […]

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Graffiti on His Precious Book

It’s just a few scribbles but the words and the handwriting from Seb’s little red book are indelibly stamped in my memory. I stared at them so many times and for so long. Graffiti on his precious notes. Holding my breath so as not to […]

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The Elephant in the Room…..

*ahem* can we just have a quick chat about that elephant in the room…. Welcome to World Down Syndrome Week, which leads us to #WDSD on Saturday. It is a fantastic opportunity for the world to pull together and spread up to date and accurate […]

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Then…….

I am sitting here on the eve of Seb’s birthday, his 7th birthday. Somehow in my head he is still 4 and his brother is 2 – for no other reason than I cannot believe he has been earthside for 7 whole years. And I […]

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There’s A Silver Lining?

Yesterday the skies were blue and there was a definite promise of spring in the air. As the start of half term, Seb’s birthday on the way and the unavoidable knowledge that it was valentines day, we decided to spend the day in our beautiful […]

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About A Boy

Seb’s birthday is just two days after Valentine’s Day and the rather brash and inescapable arrival of redness across the land serves as a reminder that another milestone is just around the corner. At this time of year it is impossible for me not to […]

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