A few people have asked me if I’ve stopped blogging. The short answer is “no.” The long answer? I don’t have time. And when I do have a spare moment, I don’t have words. I want to write. It’s my release. It’s my “thing.” I’m just having a hard time finding the words to describe life … More My Return And (Temporary) Farewell
Day #4 A person’s facial features or physical appearance do not determine cognitive ability. Once, while on my way out of Sam’s Club, an employee looked at Willow then looked at me and asked: “Downs isn’t it?” I replied with a quick “yes.” Sensing her pity, my instinct was to hightail it out of there. … More Day 4 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month
I feel like I’m running out of words. It’s a scary feeling. It’s especially frightening because I feel like the things I’m hearing lately, the headlines I’m reading, demand a response. “Comedian’s Netflix Special Sparks Outrage, Bullying in Down Syndrome Community” “LulaRoe Sides With Top Sales Vendor After He Publicly Mocks People With Disabilities” I … More When My Words Run Out
I’m not usually one to write back-to-back blog posts… but something has been weighing heavy on my heart these past few hours. It all started after searching wordpress for blogs featuring the term “Down syndrome.” I do this frequently… as I find it fun to read about the lives of other families like mine. I … More Dear You….
When I started this blog… I had such good intentions. Life was busy… but still manageable. My hope was to write once a week… at least. Well… I’m not sure that ever happened… and life never slowed down. In fact… it sped up… a lot. Busyness turned to chaos… and chaos is not manageable. Most … More Good Intentions