Netflix Stream Team · Parenting

Kick ass shows with killer soundtracks on Netflix

I’ve just devoured the Get Down-a Netflix original drama that has its roots in real life events in New York in the late seventies as the disco flame is extinguished and the hip hop spark ignites and comes to life. It features a fantastic young cast and some amazing tunes plus we get to see how masters… Continue reading Kick ass shows with killer soundtracks on Netflix

Parenting · travel

Paris pour les petits (Paris for the smallies)on a shoestring

“Paris?You’re brave!” This was the response we heard most often when we informed inquisitive friends and family members as to our holiday plans consisted of for the summer. “Fucking nuts” was also a common one along with “No, seriously?” and “Good luck!” Add to that a stringent budget and it may not have been everyone’s… Continue reading Paris pour les petits (Paris for the smallies)on a shoestring

Down Syndrome · Education · Parenting

The Down Syndrome Paradox

This is something I’ve resisted writing about for some time and will likely open a can of worms, but somethings just need to be highlighted. Years ago, people born with Down syndrome were sent to live out their days in institutions. Society turned their back on these individuals and gave them no chance. Now, society… Continue reading The Down Syndrome Paradox