Moments

These are the moments of life and my life with Kevin and Coraline is built up of moments, and the beauty is in both the everyday and the extraordinary moments because they are spent with them.

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AttitudeLiz
Our child

Pablo Piñeda: “My message to parents of children with Down’s Syndrome is at the same time easy and very difficult. Think of them as your child, not as someone with a disability.”

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AttitudeLiz
Terminology

Now this last one we knew from the start: for us, what we wanted to hear when Coraline was born is - “Congratulations, your baby is beautiful”.

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AttitudeLiz
Reaching out for food

Until now we have put a hard munchable e.g. a carrot stick or a crisp on the tray but she wouldn’t pick it up herself so we would pass it to her. It’s amazing to think she’s made the connection to picking it up now. 


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DevelopmentLiz
"Dear Dad" letter

A man in a shop recently said to me regarding Coraline, "ah it's all about her environment," and when your environment is Kevin you know the sky's the limit.


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AttitudeLiz
Reflux

One of my favourite times of day with Coraline is early morning after her first feed, sitting together like this. We sit together so I can hold her upright due to her reflux.

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