Category Archives: motherhood

Down Syndrome is Now Just Our Backstory

Somewhere along the way Down syndrome has sort of faded into the background of our existence. Life, as it pertains to The Boys, has stopped being about the role Down syndrome plays in the issue-d’-jour and has become, instead, about My Beautiful … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I LOVE Being a Mom to my Special Kids!

I sometimes think us mothers of children with special needs are more tired than mothers of children without special needs. Maybe that’s true… maybe not. Since I’m fully in the first category, I cannot speak for what life is like … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the [Mommy] Parade Pass You By

Do you think, in her day, that Charo dropped her own kids off to school in the morning? Stop for a second and imagine what that might look like. (Or are you not old enough to know who Charo is… … Continue reading

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LABOR Day Revisited

Labor Day with a Twist Each year, as the summer draws to a close, we gather together with our families for one last summer barbecue, pool/beach fling to celebrate… Labor Day? I spend the first half of the day chasing … Continue reading

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