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Down Syndrome Test – measuring the value of life

By | 2017-10-31T08:54:28+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Categories: Advantages, disability, Down Syndrome, family, hope, Mother of child with special needs, mum of child with disability, priorities, Uncategorized, value, worth|

The debate about the ‘Down Syndrome Blood Test’ is raging. Unfortunately, I think a lot of it fails to question whether any blood test can accurately measure the value of a life.

World Cup Lessons and shame in losing

By | 2017-06-15T10:18:30+00:00 June 15th, 2014|Categories: success, support, value, world cup|

Shame is a powerful emotion and I rarely allow it to sneak onto my palette of feelings but today I'm ashamed to be an England football supporter. All the media hype around our early World Cup exit leaves me ashamed that as a country we don't support our team. It seems we are more interested in the [...]

Letting in the Light

By | 2018-04-04T16:55:53+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Categories: cerebral palsy, exhaustion, Fatigue, mum, parenting, special needs, value, Walk in my footsteps|

"You have not walked in my footsteps, danced in my shoes, or lived in my world. Do not judge me, point your fingers at me, or become experts on my life." Kate Baker I have a warm memory of dancing on my dad's feet as a little girl. I would place my tiptoes on his shiny [...]

Priceless

By | 2017-06-15T09:45:57+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Categories: cerebral palsy, disability, special needs, value, worth|

I have been known to occasionally watch day time TV classics such as Cash in the Attic or Flog it! My husband is much more highbrow, and saves himself for the Antiques Road Show (what a rock and roll couple we are). Both of these programmes examine items and place a value on them. What are [...]