{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... Continue Reading →

{joy to the world}

But what has really been on my mind this holiday season is what gifts can I give my girls, gifts beyond the physical things. The gifts that will remain in them for years to come.

{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... Continue Reading →

{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... Continue Reading →

{reflections}

On this day, exactly one year ago, I birthed our youngest into this world. How can that be? In ways it feels like just yesterday David was driving me to the hospital speedily as the contractions intensified. I was so ready to meet this baby that was already rocking our world. In other ways that... Continue Reading →

{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... Continue Reading →

{NICU awareness month}

Can I just be real with you? This month is NICU awareness month. I have so many things I wish I could say about it, but I am struggling to type the words. Mostly because our time spent in the NICU with Bernadette was painful. She was sick. She was struggling. I spent days sitting... Continue Reading →

{#life is better with you}

I have sat down numerous times to write this post. I have started and stopped, walked away, tried again and again, lost a draft, deleted another. I just cannot seem to find the words adequate enough to convey my inner most thoughts. I have thought that maybe this was because it was not meant to be.... Continue Reading →

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