21 Ways My Life Has Changed Because of Down Syndrome

Nearly 4 1/2 years ago, I gave birth to my youngest daughter, Willow. She came out blue, prompting nurses to quickly whisk her away. While I patiently waited for my baby to be handed to me, doctors handed my husband and I a life changing diagnosis. Our daughter has Down syndrome.¬†At the time, I didn’t … More 21 Ways My Life Has Changed Because of Down Syndrome

Pass The Spaghetti

3 years ago in October, I put Willow’s life in the hands of a heart surgeon. 2 years ago in October, Willow was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder after a leukemia scare. 1 year ago in October, a nasty bacterial infection caused Willow to miss Halloween and spend a few nights in the hospital. … More Pass The Spaghetti

Random Acts of Kindness

Willow is great at spreading smiles. And today… she took her show on the road. In honor of World Down Syndrome Day (3/21)… the National Down Syndrome Congress and several other Ds related organizations are promoting random acts of kindness. Individuals with Down syndrome are encouraged to spread smiles and awareness through these simple acts. … More Random Acts of Kindness