I felt helpless and lonely today. I felt like one in a million and the other 999,999 people around me couldn’t relate, nor would they ever. That’s because they’re not raising a child with Down syndrome, like me. Then I logged on to Facebook. A friend, who lives about 2 hours away, had just posted … More To The Moms Who Paved My Road
Jesus and Clomid. That’s the recipe we followed to get our firstborn. For those unfamiliar, Clomid is a fertility drug. Obviously, my journey to becoming a mother took some work. But, it eventually paid off. In 2007, we got ourselves a son. Roughly two years later, we got a daughter. Getting pregnant with her wasn’t … More My Journey into Motherhood
She did it! She said my name! I even have a witness, which is good because if I had been by myself I might not have believed the words coming out of her mouth. It happened Tuesday night, in my bedroom, which really isn’t my bedroom as it’s being used as a nursery until our … More Word To Your Mama!
“Mom!” I hear it a gazillion times a day. Some days, I would even say my name is overused. Abused, really. “Mom! He called me a turd monkey!” “Mom! She won’t stop repeating me!” “Mom! She won’t stop repeating me!” “Mahhhhhhm!” “Mahhhhhhm!” While my two older kids seem to begin every sentence with my name, … More Ma Ma Mia