To the kids in my girl’s regular third grade classroom: Hi girls, it’s me – Abby’s mom. You see me every now and then at school events,… Read more “A letter to the kids in my girl’s regular 3rd grade classroom”
I’ve been afraid of this since she was born. There’s a phenomenon in the Down syndrome community – or well, I guess the entire community of the… Read more “When Toddler Cuteness Wears Off: October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month”
He’s going into Kindergarten and she’s going into third grade… academically, he’s more advanced than she is.
I’ve never felt passionate enough about anything to get a tattoo. But this may be it.
Who’s tired? This girl.
It’s that time of year when I take a favorite poem and bastardize to accommodate whatever’s on my mind. This year, an ode to my true love, the mindless time-waster that makes me feel accomplished and like a supreme loser at the same time.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, 31 days in which members of the Down syndrome community focus on awareness, advocacy, inclusion and respect for all individuals with… Read more “This is Abby. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month”
If you’ve spent more than 5 minutes with me around IEP time, you know this process is the bane of my existence. It starts with a fundamental… Read more “4 Suggestions for a Better IEP Meeting”
Because then at some level, I’m admitting she is and will always be different.
There’s a whole lot of great things happening these days!