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Why Transitioning To NDIS Terrifies Me Just A Little

By Kat Abianac / February 8, 2017

This post was sponsored by breakthru. Opinions expressed here are my own. I’m in all the National Disability Insurance Scheme Facebook groups. Even though I keep promising myself I’ll stay away until I actually have a planning session in sight, I’m constantly checking in to find out how the ‘NDIS experience’ is going for those […]

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Review: Wishbone Bike

By Kat Abianac / December 5, 2016

Here’s Parker’s first crack at the Wishbone bike! As you can see, it’s designed to be SUPER easy to use- and it can’t tip over or unbalance your child, when used with two back wheels. Well, you’d have to be doing some pretty crazy moves to manage it! Disclosure: Parker received a Wishbone bike in […]

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Today I cried at a kid’s party. 

By Kat Abianac / November 27, 2016

    Today I cried at a kids party.  Tears didn’t roll down my cheeks, and I didn’t need to blow my snotty nose in a tissue. But my eyes welled up and got that awful tingly lump in my throat thats near impossible to swallow. Why? Because I’m exhausted and tired of making sure […]

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To The Special Needs Mother: This was you all along

By Kat Abianac / October 30, 2016

I’m writing about my son Parker, who has Down syndrome and changed my life. I’m writing about why you’ll only ever see what you look for. And finally, I’m writing to define what I mean when I say so often that my life changed. The only thing that changed was me. So, of course Parker changed […]

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16 Ways To Easily Impress A Baby – Our Unique Sensory Activities

By Kat Abianac / October 18, 2016

1. Mix food colouring with water and freeze in an ice tray- tip a few into their bathwater. 2. A baby’s favourite- put them on a large blanket and hand them a brick or two of weetbix. You’ll love the facial expressions you’ll get while they crush intently. 3.Drop glow sticks into their bath water […]

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Dance Teacher’s Video Goes Viral Of An Amazing Couple With Down Syndrome

By Kat Abianac / September 30, 2016

A Colombian dance teacher, Carlos, uploaded a video this week of his pupil Valentina and fellow dancer Jean Pierre. Their obvious skills shine through and you MUST watch it, too. Just a few days after Carlos posted it, it reached over a million people on Facebook!   Valentina, from the Colombian ‘City Of Eternal Spring’, […]

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