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Posts tagged ‘Down Syndrome Awareness Month’

Thank Goodness for Storytellers – Down syndrome Awareness Month 2015

 

I love a good story. I’m drawn to storytellers. So, it makes sense that I love reading. Being transported to another world and walking through adventure with a character on a page is not only fun, but opens a world of imagination. Read more

A Birthday Letter to my Daughter

I’m sharing this letter to my daughter, as October is Down syndrome Awareness Month. 

Happy Birthday, my sweet Sofia! It’s hard to believe you are nine years old. Nine! I find myself saying that time flies, but I know that those nine years have been rich with so many blessings, joys and much learning. Read more

Bananas, Stars & the Gratitude of a Child

It all started with the word “banana.” It’s not a complicated word. Rather a fun word to say...

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A Mother’s Day Surprise – Celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Come at 3:00, the invitation said. Sofia couldn’t wait to give it to me when she brought it home, two weeks before the big day. Unzipping her backpack as soon as she jumped in my car, she grabbed the paper out of the bright blue folder and handed it to me, before we’d even turned down our driveway. “You’re invited to a Mother’s Day Tea Party,” it said. It was an annual event thrown by the kindergarteners for their mamas.

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A Letter to New and Expectant Parents of a Baby with Down syndrome

Congratulations on your new baby! Whether you’re an expectant parent or you’re holding your newborn in your arms, your child is precious and is a gift to be celebrated.

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