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Getting My Child To Stop Throwing Food- A Winning Method

Getting my child to stop throwing his food was consuming my life. I’m going to start this off by taking zero credit here for ANY good eating habits my son has picked up lately. I’d basically given up due to a busy family period, and he was living off his diet staple- fried rice, pureed […]

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10 Things I Hate About Having a Kid with Down syndrome

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. […]

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I don’t want to change my daughter with Down syndrome. But…

I don’t want to change my daughter with Down syndrome. But… These words, straight from the heart, perfectly reflect how a daddy feels about his little girl Eden Rose, who was born 2 years ago with Down syndrome. Col Usher, father of two, was asked a very important question by his 6 yr old son […]

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Baby Bonds Contest Winners- Why So Many Have Down Syndrome

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in Australia, you’ve heard of the Baby Bonds contest with their annual parade of smiling, cheeky babies and kids. And if you go on social media or watch TV, you’re also aware that in the last two years, a total of 4 winning children have had Down syndrome. […]

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This family won the Trisomy 21 Lottery- three times

Trisomy 21 is a random event. It’s not hereditary, so it is amazing that this family has three beautiful biological children with the condition. Introducing the gorgeous Thomson Children!! These three siblings all have designer genes. ALL three children have Trisomy 21, the most common form of Down syndrome.  I think they have won the […]

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Why one mother wishes your baby had Down syndrome too

Kate has a little girl with Down syndrome. When she asked me to proof read a post she wrote for her Facebook page, it was such an honest and emotional read I had to publish it on this website, too! Kate writes; “I read a question today posed by a mum who has just had […]

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Two years ago

Exactly two years ago, at 11:50 pm, I was laying in a private room at the Mater on level 8. They always put mums in a private room, after their babies are diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome. I guess it’s so the mothers can cry in private. I didn’t cry until the next morning, […]

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