People with Down's Syndrome have one extra copy of chromosome 21 which is in every cell of the body. This is referred to as “Trisomy 21”.Read More
The Blog “Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam & Dylan Too” featured Coraline on their facebook page.Read More
It was so much fun, and then brilliant to see Coraline when we got back.Read More
This is our neihbours’, Margaret and Dave’s, birthday present for Kev’s birthday last month.Read More
This is Coraline! She's 13 months old and we live in London, England.Read More
Coraline feels safe and knows what to expect, so this creates a good setting for her to progress developmentally.Read More
The idea is that early intervention now will have a positive effect on later development.Read More
It is interesting that Coraline will expect to get her teeth between age one to two. For babies without Down’s Syndrome teeth begin to arrive from six months old onwards.Read More
We are loving seeing Coraline really develop at the moment!Read More
She’s been sleeping through each night beautifully as usual. I’m just beginning to get used to the transition!Read More
‘Ooh you’ll have to get a Ewan the Sheep,’ said a teacher (with a young baby at home) at a Conference I was attending.Read More
Coraline’s speech therapist says to mimic the same sounds back to her so she will learn about copying sounds and turn takingRead More
This book is our nod to I.A.E.S.T.E. (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience). Since 1948 it has arranged over 350,000 traineeships in over 80 countries worldwide.Read More
Wednesday June 13th was a historic day as Coraline sat up on her own for the first time that I’ve seen her! It’s as though one minute she wasn’t, the next minute she was!
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.
She got her first cold at nine months old. And we are proud to say she has fought it off!
Whenever you yawn she smiles back as she thinks you’re laughing.Read More
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.Read More
“I love that bonsai tree; it symbolises our life. They’re the same age and they both came back from an initial adversity. They’re the same age and they’re both flourishing”. Says Kevin.Read More