Preparing for World Down Syndrome Day: Printable Cards and Coloring Sheet

World Down Syndrome Day (March 21st) is just around the corner again! I feel like it’s sneaking up on me and since it’s Gigi’s first year in school I wanted to make sure I had something prepared to share with her class to spread awareness. I haven’t been feeling too creative lately so I searched … More Preparing for World Down Syndrome Day: Printable Cards and Coloring Sheet

First Dance and Why It Meant More Than the First Day of School

Friday night the four of us went out for pizza without Gigi. She had far better things to do: her first school dance. A few weeks ago a flyer came home from school in her folder advertising the annual Snow Ball dance for grades K0-1, in other words ages 3-6. It is a drop-off event … More First Dance and Why It Meant More Than the First Day of School

Dear Me

Dear Tina, I wanted to let you know that something is going to happen later this evening that is going to shock and stun you, so brace yourself. Remember that blood test you took on Monday to check for chromosomal abnormalities because you’re ten weeks pregnant? That test that they highly encouraged you to take … More Dear Me

Alternative Therapy

“Baba baba baba?” Gigi says as she excitedly makes her way toward me with her hurried crab-like crawl. Since Gigi can’t pronounce “m” she calls me “Baba”. She has blossomed and progressed so much this summer. Cruising and pulling up on all kinds of furniture, she’s not afraid anymore. Climbing stairs and standing up on … More Alternative Therapy