Ariel was born 13th Feb 2104 and was diagnosed with symptoms of Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome) at birth. This diagnosis was confirmed with blood tests. Ariel is a healthy happy girl enjoying her life like any other baby. She is curious, playful and beautiful, she is loved by her family and friends.
Welcome to our world. My name is Raylene Barton and I am a single mum to Ariel, who just happens to have Down syndrome. I am sharing our story of entrepreneurship, my love of travel and everything in between. I hope to show you that even though we are different from society thinks a typical family should be, we still lead a fulfilling life. I want to focus on our ABILITIES and what we can achieve. All of the Ariel branded products were formulated and manufactured by my company one&co and some of the proceeds go to Down syndrome NSW and LifeStart NSW. I hope you enjoy our story.
Having Ariel has been a wonderful thing. We found out only moments after she was born that she had Down Syndrome which was obviously a big shock. It has changed things, forever, and for the better. I have been inspired by other peoples’ stories and I very much believe what one mother wrote: ‘I never knew I wanted a child with Down Syndrome until I got one.