Beauty for Ashes

It happened. The day that I knew was coming, and have been dreading since the day our sweet little boy with special needs was born, happened. Two boys were laughing at our angel. And at church, no less. It’s the kind of thing that you replay over and over in your mind, trying to make … More Beauty for Ashes

There Are Days

I love my son. More than words can say. More than my own life, even. He is my very beating heart, and all my joy and happiness wrapped up in one sweet, perfect, little boy. And yet there are days. Days when the grief of a diagnosis comes flooding back. Days when I don’t feel … More There Are Days

Top 10 Resources for Parents of a Child With Down Syndrome

The following resources can help you get started in your journey with Down syndrome, and provide you much needed support as you continue along your way. 1. American Academy of Pediatrics: Health Supervision for Children with Down Syndrome As a new parent to a child with Down syndrome, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by what … More Top 10 Resources for Parents of a Child With Down Syndrome

Dear Me

Dear Me, I see you in your room. You just got the news of a lifetime about your new baby: a diagnosis of Down syndrome. It’s dark. And you’re crying your eyes out. I don’t blame you. But now it’s three years later. I wish I could tell you what we’ve learned: It’s going to … More Dear Me