Something I have been thinking a lot about lately has been the instant community I have felt stepping into the world of different abilities. This community has been more than welcoming, allowing all the questions to be asked and frustrations voiced. It truly has been something I didn't expect two years ago when I received... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
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 →
I have to admit, before I had Bernadette I was very ignorant in all things related to Down Syndrome. In my entire life, I had only known 2 people who had Down syndrome, both beautiful ladies, a few years older than me. One I grew up across the street from, the other from church. I... Continue Reading →