October 3, 2018

This year we have had four hospital admissions a midnight ambulance ride, and a midnight dash to a Thailand medical centre along with the countless sleepless nights. 

This is not uncommon, Rod and I often pull all-nighters, a combination of bad sleepers, paranoia a...

May 13, 2018

I’m a wife, sister, aunt, godmother, friend and a mum amongst other things. 

Most days my day starts at 4:30am (well that’s if the kids have been kind and slept through) and I'm usually in the office a little after 6am drinking my first coffee. I love coffee, it has s...

March 20, 2018

A year ago today we introduced emmysbrotherleo, a year ago we shared that Leo has T21 and a year ago we celebrated our first World Down Syndrome Day. So a year on what has changed? 

Firstly our blogs haven’t been as frequent (we know it’s been a while some would sa...

December 11, 2017

Going off on Paternity Leave with a two and a half year old is a big enough challenge, doing it with two children including one with Down syndrome and their own special needs is a completely different story...

August 12, 2017

You know that conversation you have when you hear your wife ask you to make an appointment at the doctors for your son's four month vaccinations you say to your

July 16, 2017

Do you find yourself guilty pf deleting images because you don't feel they're good enough for social media? We tell you our point of view in this interesting read about the moments we don't share living with emmysbrotherleo.

June 20, 2017

What is it about parents with small kids? Just when you think you're starting to get on top of things you decide and have decided for you that we need to add multiple layers of complexity to raising children. Read about how having a two year old and a son with Ds...

May 24, 2017

You Can't Ask That! Or Can You? A light-hearted response to some of the questions posed to you when people find out you have a child with Down syndrome...

May 5, 2017

When you have a child with Down syndrome you expect things to change, not least of which is yours and your families and friends vocabulary.

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A blog about our son, and Emmy's brother Leo,

who just happened to have been born with Down syndrome.

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