Children are being encouraged to support this special day (21st March 2014) by wearing their funkiest and brightest tights or socks.  Parents & Co will be helping to raise money for World Down Syndrome Day 21st March by donating £1.00 for every pair of Slugs & Snails tights sold from our website during the week commencing 17th March till 22nd March 2014.

So Join us on World Down Syndrome Day 2014, by wearing your funkiest tights or socks!

Downs Syndrome Parents and Co supporting event

World Downs Syndrome Day 2014 supported by Parents and Co

Hayley Goleniowska Is a former language teacher, wife and Mum of 2 beautiful girls. She is expert in Down’s Syndrome as she was thrown onto a crash degree course in the subject 6 years ago when her youngest child Natty was born with Down’s Syndrome.

Her mission is now to support and inspire new parents, show the world what is possible for our beautiful children and teach everyone that Down’s Syndrome is not to be feared. Check out her fabulous website for further information.

World Down Syndrome Day 2014  #WDSD14 is fast approaching. It takes place on 21st March, representing the 3 copies of the 21st chromosome, and is a chance for us all to celebrate Trisomy 21, our achievements, break down myths and spread awareness of challenges in our paths.  It’s a chance to also raise money for the charities that carry out vital medical and educational research, train midwives and other professionals, set up work programmes, speech and language therapy sessions and crucially support families where it’s needed.

Down Syndrome International (DSi) lead World Down Syndrome Day each year, are again asking us to don colourful and different socks & tights, on the big day, to symbolise how very varied and unique we all are.

Why not post a photo of your baby, toddler or child wearing their funkiest tights or socks on social media #funkytights or pop it on Parents and Co’s Facebook page: we would love you to share your photo’s with us.

So why not support this worthy cause by buying a pair of ‘Slugs & Snails’ tights from our website  knowing you are helping raise money for this wonderful charity. Together let’s see how much we can raise!!

Slugs and Snails, tights for boys

Slugs and Snails tights in Ollie Owl, Fun Guy and High Flyer



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