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Primary School Offer Day

In an ideal world I'd have been one of those nervous parents waiting to find out what school my boy had gotten in to. In an ideal world he'd have been accepted to the primary school where I work! In an ideal world I'd already have his uniform, or parts of it in preparation and… Continue reading Primary School Offer Day

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Always One Missing

Wow, as always, the final few days of March were horrendous. I have said for a while now that for me, the build up to an anniversary is always harder than the day. This has been the case for all of Jason's birthdays. I find the days leading to his birth/death hit me far harder… Continue reading Always One Missing

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27th March

I can't help but wonder whether that day was when everything started going wrong. Illness had struck, I worked in a nursery at the time and the sickness bug had hit the kids. The day I was due to finish for my maternity I ended up having off as I was being sick and I… Continue reading 27th March

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World Down Syndrome Day

Happy WDSD to you all. For those who dont know World Down Syndrome day happens on 21st March every year. This is because of the triplication of the 21st chromosome in a person with DS. DS is very important to me. I am lucky enough to have a younger brother who has DS and I… Continue reading World Down Syndrome Day

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Miles In Memory Update:

As of 15th October Team Jason has walked or cycled at least 340 miles and we are still going strong! Well everyone except me (I'm struggling with getting a mile in at the moment!) We have managed to raise £225 for Aching Arms which is equal to 22 and a half Aching Arms bear! I… Continue reading Miles In Memory Update:

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Miles In Memory

Throughout October we remember: All the babies born sleeping. Those we've carried but never met. Those we've held but could not take home. The ones that came home but could not stay. Help break the silence. Help remember our Angels. October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and on the 15th the whole… Continue reading Miles In Memory