Why Down syndrome Awareness Month Is More Important Than Ever

October is Down syndrome Awareness Month and as a mother of a child with Ds and also a blogger, I feel like I’ve been failing by not mentioning this yet. A lot of my friends in the Ds community have been great at posting daily facts on Facebook. Others have dolled up their profile pics … More Why Down syndrome Awareness Month Is More Important Than Ever

The Story of 2 Sisters, an Extra Chromosome and an Extraordinary Bond

“Sissy!” It’s the clearest word in Willow’s vocabulary. It’s also the word she says most frequently. I’m talking at least 50 to 60 times a day. I kid you not. Just ask the “kid” she’s calling for, Bella, aka, “Sissy.” To say these two are best friends is an understatement. Bella and Willow are soul … More The Story of 2 Sisters, an Extra Chromosome and an Extraordinary Bond

Dear Big Brother

Dear Big Brother (aka “Buh-Buh”), I know I’ve only been around for a year and half, but I can already tell you’re awesome. You’re like a superhero to me. You can do no wrong. That’s why I look up to you! Another reason I look up to you is because you’re taller than me, but … More Dear Big Brother