Day 14 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Day #14 Public schools must, by law, provide a free and appropriate education for individuals with Down syndrome. Willow goes to preschool just like other kids her age. Some of her classmates have special needs. Most don’t. Every child brings something different to the classroom. Every child benefits. Inclusive classrooms are a beautiful thing. Willow learns … More Day 14 – Down Syndrome Awareness Month

My Empty Nest

She didn’t even say “bye bye.” No kiss. No hug. No tears. Well, at least on her end. It’s Willow’s first day of school. I’ve dreamed of this day, wondered what it would be like. Now, it’s here. I left her in her classroom, playing. She was so busy cooking on her fake stove that she … More My Empty Nest