Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Go Out There And Be A “Kathy”!

There’s not a lot of time left in National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and I absolutely can not let the month end without paying HUGE homage to the person to whom we as a family owe so MUCH.  In fact, I’m positive we wouldn’t even be a family without her.  I first wrote this eight …

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Right On The Mark

        It would be hard to get through National Down Syndrome Awareness Month without talking about how grateful we are for the medical team in our lives.  You see, Hayden just had major surgery last Friday and is still recovering, so I’m especially grateful for the doctor, nurses, the anesthesiologist, and the …

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You’re Not That Special

Well isn’t that just a cheerful little title?  If you’re not already offended, read on, you probably will be by the end!! I think about this topic a lot because I hear this phrase A LOT:  “Wow, I could never do what you do (raising a child(ren) with special needs);  God really knew what He …

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The Day Hayden Was Born, I Mean Really Born

Today marks the first day of October which, to a small percentage of us parents, also marks the first day of  National Down Syndrome Awareness Month!!   I will probably get into the more technical science of what exactly Trisomy 21 is in a later blog post, but for now I want to focus on our …

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