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.
When somebody prayed for my sons Down syndrome to be ‘cured’.
I receive a lot of lovely messages and I love reading them, but today I got one that took my breath away. Not in a good way. To the lady who sent the message, I know your intentions were good and I know you meant no harm. I just feel that this is a point … Continue reading When somebody prayed for my sons Down syndrome to be ‘cured’.
A letter to my first born son
Dear Skyler, I’ve wanted to write this letter to you for so long, but for some reason the perfect words just haven’t come. No words seem like enough and you are so much more than I can express. But I can see you growing up before my very eyes and I have decided that … Continue reading A letter to my first born son