{it’s been awhile}

{it’s been awhile}

This space. This blank page. Waiting for my thoughts to get out on the crisp white background. Yet, it's remained blank. Almost the entire month. The greatest month. The month that I could be writing about all the amazing things that are Down syndrome and how it has changed my life. And yet, I haven't. [...]

{running through sand}

{running through sand}

It's hard to run through deep sand. Have you done it? I used to think running on the beach would be the greatest. I would see people when we were on vacation effortlesssly gliding across the white sandy beaches, never even breaking a sweat. They made it look so easy. I was thrilled when I [...]

{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 [...]

{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 [...]

{yoocan}

{yoocan}

Technology is an amazing thing. It allows us to connect with people you may not have ever had the opportunity to before. In just a couple of searches and clicks you find yourself connecting with so many. That has been a huge unexpected blessing I have found to be true in connecting with an even [...]