Category Archives: Down syndrome

It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21) – with a Foodie Friday Bonus

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Want To Make Some Kids (and Adults, too) Really Happy?

Dear Friends and Family, I know you are frequently asked for donations or to buy something for a fundraiser. We all know there are LOTS of really good causes. Because I know many of you already give to many community … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21)

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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She’s Starting Early….

Knowing what we do (or think that we do) about Down syndrome, I didn’t think that we would ever have to worry about Rebecca sneaking out at night, but now I’m not so sure…. I was walking by her bedroom yesterday morning and … Continue reading

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The Important Things

. One of the joys of having a child with Down syndrome is that they are constantly reminding you of the truly important things in life, simply by living a life full of joy and happiness.  They live each day … Continue reading

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Happy WDSD!

(That stands for World Down Syndrome Day) I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on … Continue reading

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Handing over the Reins

November 15, 2011 To all of the families and friends of the Down Syndrome Partnership of Tarrant County: Effective immediately, ******** will be taking over the position of New Parent Packet Coordinator; while it may come as a surprise to … Continue reading

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The Lovely 10%: The happiest members of a movement you won’t hear about on the news

As many of you know, our youngest daughter, Rebecca, was born with Down syndrome.  When we found out that we were (surprise!) expecting a fourth child, we made a conscious  decision NOT to have certain prenatal tests done.  I will freely admit that … Continue reading

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