Do you remember this day two years ago? We shared with the world that our newborn was ‘rockin’ 47 chromosomes’. Yes two years on and we are still rockin’ on as a family, and while a lot has changed, really not much has, other than Emmy having “I’m almost four attitude” and Leo being a tornado! I remember when we made the “social announcement” being excited but the same time anxious, see it’s not in either of our natures to display our lives on social media, but it wasn’t a ma
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
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 say busy some would say lazy), to be honest life is hectic raising two kids under three! I've been back at work for six months and Rod has taken over the daddy daycare reigns, this time a year ago we were only fifty da