Common Connection

Having a child with Down syndrome is a ticket into one of the most incredible and supportive communities. It's unbelievable how that extra chromosome is able to connect families around the globe.


As my oldest son is about to embark on his journey as a first grader, I've been thinking about the first 6 years of his life, and reflecting on what's it been like to raise a child with down syndrome. Robert, 8 months old When Robert was born, we didn't know he had Down syndrome. [...]

Rise up, shine on

Full time?Part time?In Class?Online?Indoors? Outdoors? What will school look like for Robert in the fall? And what about the little kids? Daycare? Home care? "Work From Home and Try to Care"? What will happen? What to do? How to decide when the information is ever changing, and emotions oscillate from laissez-faire to une grande peur? [...]

Eye exams

I can't believe it's been a month since I last wrote a blog post. So much and yet nothing seems to happen on CovidTime! I do want to document a recent appointment we have had, for ourselves mainly. Robert recently had an eye exam. Originally it was scheduled for June, but it was postponed due [...]