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Ariel’s World is the journey of a girl who just happens to have Down syndrome & where her namesake scented products raise money for Down Syndrome charities
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Welcome to Ariel’s World Blog

This blog is about my journey though life as a working mum of a beautiful daughter who happens to have Down Syndrome. Raylene x

 Estimated reading time 4 minutes One of the first things our mid wife noticed was that Ariel was a floppy baby and this was a marker for Down Syndrome. "Floppy baby" is low muscle tone or hypotonia and so far is proving to be one of our...

Estimated reading time: 4mins I used to run a blog for my business 1Skin Solution and to be honest with you did not really enjoy it. It was more to sell my products and I think for this reason it didn't really work. It did however...

Estimated reading time 3 and half mins.   I love classical music and played it a lot during my pregnancy. I could remember reading somewhere it was good for the baby. I even went as far as"relearning" to play the piano, in particular Fur Elise by Beethoven, so...

Estimated reading time:  1 and a half minutes   You are 9 Months old this week and oh what a beautiful little girl you are! You are thriving. You have such a lovely nature and you are very pretty. I love each and every day we spend together...

Book review - Parenting For Down Syndrome 101   Total read time 2 and a half  minutes approx. Why you should read it. This book puts the person before the syndrome.  The author, Natalie Hale, has an adult child with Down Syndrome and also teaches reading to...

In the last 4 months since I last wrote a lessons from Ariel post I have learnt the true meaning of unconditional love. We all try and love others unconditionally but the reality for most of us is that it cannot be forced. If you google unconditional...

Last week I made my first large charity donation through the Ariel candle. This is the first time I have organised fundraising for a charity and I feel pretty proud to have raised $3550 so far. I thought I would do a quick post to...

Yesterday Ariel got her first tooth popping through. BIG YAY for us as babies with Down Syndrome typically get their teeth later. In most cases around 14 months and in some case 24 months or more. Ariel is 8 months so it was definitely a big deal...

Since it is Down Syndrome awareness month I thought I would take this opportunity to share our Ariel candle so we can raise money for Down Syndrome NSW and Lifestart Australia. I developed this candle to honour our little girl who has Down Syndrome. I spent...

October is Down Syndrome awareness month. This is a month for us to advocate for our children so they are accepted in society and given the same opportunities as others so they may go on to lead fulfilling lives. A month for us to spread...