{a new season}

I am the mom of toddler. That's right, Bernadette is 2 1/2. I honestly can't even believe it. It seems like just yesterday she was cocooned in my tummy, safe and sound, and there I was, feeling completely unprepared for the unknown journey that lay ahead. Yet, here we are. Two and half years after... Continue Reading →

{dear doctor}

Dear Doctor, I doubt you remember me from two and-a-half years ago. I sat opposite of you in your tiny corner office overlooking the bustling city. Your desk was filled with papers, everywhere. My husband gripped my hand as he took a seat next me while we waited to hear your thoughts on our unborn... Continue Reading →

{Down syndrome awareness month}

October is... DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS MONTH! If you were to ask me before I was pregnant with Bernadette what October meant to me, I would have answered all things fall. Pumpkins, sweaters, boots, and scarves. Those things are all lovely and the absolute essence of fall and kick off the holiday season in my book.... Continue Reading →

{milestones}

I think as moms, we can all agree there is nothing more exciting than watching your child hit all the milestones. Rolling over, sitting up, first words, walking. There are so many precious moments that melt your heart as you watch with wide eyes as your little one accomplishes these milestones. All of my time... Continue Reading →

{happy Father’s Day}

It's the middle of June already, how the heck that is possible, I have't the slightest idea. Seeing that we are coming up on Father's Day, I wanted to take a minute to share a little about the two main men in my life. The first, my dad. The one who raised me for 18... Continue Reading →

{tiny dancer}

Friday's are for ballet, for my middle that is. She's only been in ballet for a couple of weeks now, but I am already seeing that it is proving to be an excellent fit for her at the moment. She tried gymnastics because she wanted to be in class with her big sister, but we... Continue Reading →

{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... Continue Reading →

{i’m not the expert}

Believe it or not, I did not attend medical school. I know, you are laughing. I had thought once several years ago that perhaps a career in the medical field would be great. You can help people and it in certain areas you can make a decent living. And then I nearly fainted when I... Continue Reading →

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