Tag: Down Syndrome Awareness
March is always a busy month around here. It kicks off with us celebrating my husband’s birthday and doesn’t stop until World Down Syndrome Day has come and gone. Robert celebrates his birthday only days before World Down Syndrome Day. We stay up prepping for both, as they are both special celebrations in our home.…
Wow. He’s nearly 9. We would love it if you could help us celebrate Rober’ts upcoming birthday – find out how!
We used to share stories about Robert on a password-protected website. Here’s a journal entry from 2016, about Robert’s first steps. Enjoy this way-back Wednesday post!
It Takes A Village
We’ve all heard that saying, “It takes a village to raise a child,” but when you’re parenting a child with a disability, you’re often left wondering, “but where’s my village?” You look around and ask yourself who else understands what it’s like to change your child’s diaper in a public restroom without an accessible change…
Friendships and Social Skills
We all want our children to have friends. We want them to develop healthy social skills, get along with others, and have someone they can trust to play with and confide in. Knowing our son is different, we anticipated he’d have trouble making and keeping friends. That didn’t make this morning easier. We saw a…