March is a fun month. In early March, we celebrate my husband's birthday. We remind him that he is appreciated and loved. We shower him with homemade cards and birthday cake, and we toast to another great trip around the sun. Then there is Robert's birthday. He was born just days before World Down Syndrome [...]
'Tis the season. While friends and family prepare their homes for the arrival of Santa Claus, we battle one virus after another. Croup has already hit our home this year, going from one boy to the next. It took a lot out of us, physically draining the boys and consuming us with worry. As a [...]
I wrote "Croup, Care & Comfort" a couple of weeks ago. It initially started off as a way for me to process what had happened to Robert - and putting "pen to paper" so to speak, was an ideal way for me to process. Je l'ai écrit en anglais pour que mes mots et émotions [...]
Imagine you are struggling to breathe. You feel panicked. You arrive, in the dark, to a building with bright lights, lots of ambulances and police cars outside. You walk into the building holding your mom’s hand. You are 5 years old.