K. L. Willard on Amazon wrote:
I have followed Sarah's blog and facebook page for a few years. I have a little boy with Down Syndrome and Sarah's honest stories about her experience raising Oscar are wonderful. It is nice to have her share with the world how wonderful having a child with Down syndrome really is. She has touched so many lives and is an inspiration to many.
Kayleigh on Goodreads wrote:
I’ve followed Sarah’s blog on Facebook for a few years now and I absolute love her honest posts so when she announced this book, I pretty much preordered it immediately.
There are many aspects of this book that I look. It’s just as honest as I’d hoped it would be, but I can’t help but be disappointed with the number of typos and errors in the book. They really drew me out of reading and in some cases left me a tad confused as to what was meant to be said (probably in part due to my dyslexia). If this was just a few isolated incidents in the book it wouldn’t be such an issue but unfortunately they are far too common here:
Cried and laughed multiple times while reading this book. My son is four and autistic but I could relate to so much of this mums story. The feelings after diagnosis, the exhaustion of bringing up a child with additional needs, the stress, the worry, trying to get them into the right school, dealing with ignorant people, feeling alone when other mums can sit and have a coffee while their kids play but you have to climb on all the equipment with your kid, dealing with communication problems and so on. But all the positives as well, how they communicate with their peers in their own way, how tenacious they are, how they do totally random things like pour sugar on your kitchen floor for fun! I loved the cute pictures of the kids in the middle of the book.
Knocking a star off Cos the book editor needs sacked, I’m a grammar nazi and there were so many mistakes! Didn’t take away from the story though!