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Kit Harington speaks out about Down syndrome

By Kat Abianac / June 18, 2015

    I love Kit Harington for many reasons.   He’s obscenely good looking. He’s British, and who doesn’t love an accent? He doesn’t use social media. You won’t see this man hanging about the internets… Well, except when we’re all writing about him. Game of Thrones. I don’t even NEED to continue. But now […]


10 Things I Hate About Having a Kid with Down syndrome

By Kat Abianac / May 29, 2015

Things I hate about having a kid with Down syndrome? Let’s keep it real, shall we?  I don’t like everything about parenting. I hated my daughter’s croup. Why do I need to like everything about Down syndrome? 1.    I hate it when he uses his low muscle tone to his advantage in a tantrum. […]


Madeline Stuart – The Model With a Little Extra

By Kat Abianac / May 14, 2015

Recently, a photo hit social media running and is yet to slow down. With over 100,000 likes in 48 hours, Madeline Stuart model (with the help of her mum to run her Facebook page) has an amazing story to tell of health, fitness and weight loss.   Madeline Stuart lives in Brisbane, Australia and has […]


A Down syndrome birth: When I wondered about Ellie’s diagnosis

By Kat Abianac / April 15, 2015

Oooh, I believe, fate smiled And destiny laughed as you came to my cradle Know this child will be able Laughed as my body she lifted Know this child will be gifted With love, with patience, and with faith She’ll make her way… Natalie Merchant, “Wonder”. I will never forget the day this song played […]


What makes a mother smile?

By Kat Abianac / April 7, 2015

  When my son was born, he was blue. He was taken away and put on oxygen. Then he had a nasal gastric tube inserted. He was going to need oxygen long term, due to a condition called laryngomalacia (severely floppy airways). I held him, and loved him a little bit extra than I ever […]

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