{the best advice}

{the best advice}

I was recently prompted by a fellow blogger to write about the best piece of advice I was given after hearing Bernadette's diagnosis of Down syndrome confirmed. I have given this question some thought and something quite simple came to my mind as I recalled those early days I was pondering her diagnosis and what [...]

{highs and lows}

{highs and lows}

I have only been the mom of Bernadette for 15 months. In such a short amount of time, we have lived a lot of life. More than I ever did with my other daughters. Being a mom of a special needs daughter has brought new meaning to my own life and has shown me life [...]

{thankful}

{thankful}

I love this month. I love that there is a whole month dedicated in bringing focus to the things that we are truly thankful for. This year, I have so so much to be thankful for. As I reflect back on the days and months throughout the past year, at the very top of my [...]

{i’m not sorry}

{i’m not sorry}

I love having a baby with Down Syndrome. Really, I do. Of course, we have some really hard days. As moms, don't we all? We all face certain challenges with our kids that maybe we didn't expect or anticipate. That's part of being a mom. We can't quantify our hards, meaning we can't say my [...]

{October is…}

{October is…}

Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Or, Down Syndrome CELEBRATION month as I have seen it referred to on some social media accounts I follow. Friends, this is a reason to celebrate! The reason behind this month is to raise awareness about all things related to Down Syndrome. To highlight the beauty in Down Syndrome. If you [...]

{fed is best}

I wish I would have come up with this catch phrase but I have to give credit to where I first saw it, on the instagram account of my friend uplifeofemmyjoy.  This mama is a wonderful and loving mama to her beautiful baby girl. I had the privilege of meeting their family back in March and have [...]