Slow Down for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st

Slow Down for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st

I feel the slight weight of his little hand on my shoulder as we walk. He has learned I am always here to steady him. When there are roots poking through dirt on the trail, when the hike takes a steep turn or when he needs to brace himself to…

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World Down Syndrome Day March 21st (3/21)

World Down Syndrome Day March 21st (3/21)

March 21st is a holiday in our family.  We celebrate it every year.  The kids have special 3/21 shirts.  We eat out with friends.  We celebrate at school.  We celebrate online.   It’s kind of a big deal. If someone had told me nine years ago, that we would celebrate this…

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The (sometimes funny) reality of Down syndrome

The (sometimes funny) reality of Down syndrome

Down syndrome used to be a scary thing to me.  I had a vague idea of what it meant, but tried not to give it much thought.  Having a child with Down syndrome was something that happened to other people.  Until eight years ago.  When my first son was born. …

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