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The Never Ending Holiday To Do List.

We’ve had a busy week here at Stov HQ.  Huxley somehow picked up the norovirus last Friday that has since taken down Grammy, Pops, and some of our friends who were over for dinner at the weekend.   1,395 more words

Special Needs

The Child Expert Physiotherapy Case Note Series #3

No need to be Down about your child’s Downs: Great expert advice for parents of a Downs Syndrome child. Guaranteed to accelerate gross Motor Milestone development! 2,052 more words

Developmental Delay

6/12/16 The Candlestick Carousel

When your candlestick becomes a carousel …

Freddie is ‘suffering’ from more and more frequent bouts of imagination.


We’ve been waiting a long time for this skill to develop (trust me – imaginitive play is a skill, and an important one). 272 more words

3/12/16 What Have I Been Reading This Week?

Read any of the often somewhat heated discussions to be found on any special needs parenting forum or Facebook group, and sooner or later you will find someone obliquely hinting that if a woman has the time and energy to think about anything outside of her child’s needs, then she is neglectful. 794 more words

30/11/16 Giving Up.

Today I have given up any pretence at all that I am some kind of Alpha Mummy, or that I can do this …

… and bought a ready-made costume for Freddie to wear in the school Christmas concert. 529 more words

The life he was meant to have................

When River was diagnosed, I remember feeling like I needed to mourn the life I thought he was meant to have. We all do it as parents don’t we? 700 more words

Down Syndrome

Another trip to the ER

So yesterday Juan and I drove Jana 2 hours to take her to the Rady Children’s Hospital ER.  All last week she had been sick and was already on an antibiotic.  486 more words