Why I refuse to allow my worries for my sons future, ruin our today

I'm not really a worrier. I seem to just have this ability to just put things to the back of my mind and get on with it, but believe me when I say that's not always a good thing. Ignoring something can be just as bad as worrying about it constantly, either way your emotions … Continue reading Why I refuse to allow my worries for my sons future, ruin our today

What parents of children with Down syndrome really want you to hear.

I wanted to put something together to give new parents of a child with Down syndrome some hope. I googled frantically when River was diagnosed and all I really wanted to read was that everything was going to be ok! And it is going to be ok, honestly. Being told that your child has Down … Continue reading What parents of children with Down syndrome really want you to hear.

Myths about Down syndrome. How many did you think were true?

I’ve said it many times before, and I’m about to say it yet again. The hardest part of raising a child with Down syndrome is not the disability itself, but the attitude of society. The hardest part is not Down syndrome, it is other people. There are just so many assumptions about what Down syndrome … Continue reading Myths about Down syndrome. How many did you think were true?