What it Feels Like to Send My Daughter to School

I never thought it would feel this way. I thought I would cry more. I thought I’d be anxious. I thought I’d reconsider our decision to let her go. Instead, I’m sipping coffee, enjoying the quiet and smiling at the thought of what my youngest daughter, Willow, is up to right now. She’s at kindergarten. … More What it Feels Like to Send My Daughter to School

Day 28 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day #28 In a survey of more than 3,000 families of individuals with Down syndrome, 97% of brothers/sisters, ages 9-11, said they love their sibling with an extra chromosome. (www.brianskotko.com) (Note: Today’s post is written by Willow’s big sister, Bella) My sister Willow is so kind and careing. She aways likes to play with me … More Day 28 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day 27- Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day #27 While there are certain characteristic physical features that set people with Down syndrome apart, people with an extra 21st chromosome usually resemble their families more than they resemble one another.  Willow looks a lot like her sister. In fact, Bella often tells people they’re “like twins.” When Willow smiles, I see her brother. … More Day 27- Down Syndrome Awareness Month