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 and dreaded sickness. When we started writing this blog post it was going to be about our first overseas trip away as a family and we were really excited about writing it. The holiday WAS brilliant, coming and going w
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 simplified over the years, I just have it black, probably the need to make quicker and you can still drink it 2 hours later cold led to me drinking it this way. I inhale many cups each morning but never after 9a
Maybe it's because of my occupation but anyone who knows me will be aware I am a "need to know person" and I will consume myself for hours or days looking for answers. Firstly I admit I had no idea about Down syndrome, I'd never even met someone with Ds (other than Leo) ... so lucky enough Rod and friends starting telling me the most amazing people who were in their lives who had it and I did some googling. The first week Leo was home we had a visit from Down Syndrome NSW who