Becoming a Miracle Mama {guest post}

I actually remember the very first time I read Natalie's blog when a friend shared this post, and then we connected online after both having done the IAHP course in Melbourne. I'm pretty sure we're kindred spirits. While I know motherhood has been challenging and ridiculously busy for her, Natalie seems to emanate...Read More

How to Describe Veronika {guest post}

I'm not sure who is more famous, Veronika or her mum, Kylee, but there is no doubt in my mind that they are both remarkable women who inspire those around them each and every day. I am so glad that Kylee is able to share part of their family's story here - a...Read More

Fearless Heart {guest post}

As often happens in this beautiful Down syndrome community, sometimes we only meet other parents online and yet there is a deep connection that occurs. From the moment I 'met' Helen, I was impressed with her expansive knowledge and wise, yet humble, approach. I feel honoured that she has honestly shared her...Read More

How He Made Me Aware {guest post}

Sometimes you meet someone and just realise there’s a connection. This was certainly the case when I met Ange online through a Down syndrome writers forum. While not really knowing each other from a bar of soap, I felt very honoured that she and her family went out of their...Read More

The Grand Finale

Just over a month ago, I was entrusted with the most beautiful gifts - precious gems in the shape of stories from around the Down syndrome community. Thank you Leticia, Jocelyn, Belinda, Kylie, Joelle, Peggy, Elisa, Lucy, Karlea, Ben, Sharnie, Rebecca, Lisa, Kerry, Diane and Kat for entrusting me with...Read More

Jahkai's Rainbow {wordless wednesday}

Today's {wordless wednesday} photographs have been shot by Karlea, beloved wife and (very busy) Mum to three girls and two boys, including Jahkai who has Trisomy 21. The gorgeous Kai and his family have faced a number of serious health challenges in his life so far, but they face each...Read More

Setting up a Meditation Ritual {monday meditation}

Thanks to Belinda for continuing to help us find solace and serenity in amidst our busy lives. This is the second post in our 'Monday Meditation' series in October. ~ Annie Meditation practice, like any beneficial activity that we'd like to make a daily habit, works best if we schedule in time for...Read More

Advocating for Your Child in Hospital {guest post}

I first met Peggy when we both attended the IAHP course in Melbourne in 2013, and was able to snuggle her very gorgeous (then) five month old baby girl.  Although in different circumstances, little did we know that we would both be facing a Leukaemia challenge in our future. It was...Read More

Why Mothers Should Meditate {monday meditation}

I first met Belinda through her blog over at Save Mum's Sanity when we were both very pregnant with our youngest boys, and I loved reading about her parenthood adventures. As we are both Brisbane girls, our blogging friendship soon turned into a real life one, and I'm so glad she agreed...Read More