Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything

Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything

What’s the worst that could happen? And who will you still be regardless of the outcome? In today’s podcast, Gabe talks with author Shira Gura about her newest method CLEAR, a implement we can all use to prepare for an upcoming event or situation that is...
October Down Syndrome Awareness Month Facts DAY 1

October Down Syndrome Awareness Month Facts DAY 1

October is Down Syndrome Awareness month.  This is a fact that I am not even sure I knew in October 2016.  Here we are, October 2020, and I have learned so much in the last 3 years since the birth of my son, Cedar, that I plan to share a fact a day for the...
October Down Syndrome Awareness Facts- Day 2

October Down Syndrome Awareness Facts- Day 2

This is day #2 of my Facts about Down Syndrome to play my part in spreading awareness.  I was quite surprised when I read this fact, that 1 in 700 pregnancies are, in fact, positive for Down Syndrome.  Trisomy 21, Down Syndrome, is the most common genetic...
Mainstream Nursery

Mainstream Nursery

Annabelle started mainstream nursery at 8 months of age, before we knew she had cerebral palsy. As Annabelle’s disability became more apparent and she left the’ baby’ room to move on to the’ toddlers’ room it became more apparent that she...
Pandemic – What Now

Pandemic – What Now

As I prescribe a new academy luggage online for my lad I glance up as he flaps and chortles at the same 10 seconds of video he’s had on repeat all day. He has no idea about should be going to clas like he has no idea about so many things in life. He had no idea why...
Coronavirus and Down Syndrome Recovery

Coronavirus and Down Syndrome Recovery

Its been weeks and the Coronavirus is still on the forefront of the minds of many, especially those in the Down Syndrome community. As parents and loved ones we worry about our children on a day to day basis, but the introduction of coronavirus has taken the worry to...