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Top of the Tree

I am regularly infected with what seem like Good Ideas at the Time.  Swimming lessons a perfect example.  When Sam was a baby I got carried away by all the hype and took him to baby classes, where he proceeded to catch every bug going and regularly puke in the pool, much to everyone’s eternal delight, I’m sure.  957 more words



(New Living Translation)
You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever. 1,286 more words


Angie's First Post

Hi, my name is Angie Stair and I have just published my first novel, “Jenna’s Book; the legend of The One and The Three”.

Being the author of a fantasy/ adventure novel was not what I ever expected. 696 more words


Toy Story 3 (and a 1/2)

I love how uncomplicated children can be.

A question that I have heard many people in the Down’s Syndrome community ask is this:

How do you tell an older or younger sibling about their sister or brothers’ condition?  434 more words

Down Syndrome


Yesterday evening I read this article about a care facility in Greece for children with learning, and other disabilities.


If you haven’t read it, please do. 379 more words

Asking for Trouble

When Sam was little, and starting out in a mainstream primary school I worried a lot continuity; about consistency.  At first, there seemed to be a bit of difficulty in appointing someone to work with him, and various combinations were cobbled together until a team of two were settled upon…at which point one of them left to have a baby and we started all over again.  1,017 more words