{milestones}

{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 [...]

{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 [...]

{shout their worth}

{shout their worth}

I will never forgot the day. A day that is forever engraved into my memory. During our hospital stays, there were limited moments I could hold Bernadette. It was always complicated to hold her. It required getting a nurse to put her in my arms because of her many lines and and leads. It wasn’t [...]

{one of those weeks}

{one of those weeks}

This household is battling sickness this week. Well, the past couple of weeks really. That seems to be everybody's story lately. This time of year, there is illness lurking around every corner, or in every public place really. I heard this report on the radio a couple of days ago, in the thick of our [...]

{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 [...]