One More Thing

Sometimes, something happens and it's not really a big deal, but the weight of that moment feels like so much to bare. One more thing on an already full plate. Report card season? It's not just looking over one report card, it's looking at two. It's trying to figure out how the report card and [...]

Salut, Bob!

Teach him to be kind.Teach him to be a nurturer.Teach him to have empathy. Sullivan recently turned 3. I'm not sure how time seems to pass so slowly, especially these 'groundhog days' we seem to be living, but in the blink of an eye, 9 months has passed and we're celebrating Sully's 3rd birthday. One [...]

Reflections

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. [...]