Tag Archives: Down syndrome

A Parable.

Tweet You are born into a town that has a strange custom.  There is a family in town with a daughter who sits on the front sidewalk, and everyone in the town hits her with a whip as they walk … Continue reading

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Just an Amazing Sunny Day at Gas Works Park

Tweet Yesterday was sunny in Seattle so everyone… EVERYONE was outside. So we finally visited the famous Gas Works Park and that place is amazing! Of course, being Seattle, the first person we meet is this guy: The day was … Continue reading

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Yesterday I cried at the gym

Tweet Yesterday I cried at the gym, and not because I had the rockinest workout ever, although it was a good workout.  I cried because of one woman’s simple kindness. So let’s back up a bit. Levi pulls hair.  He … Continue reading

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Renaissance Festival!

Tweet Josh and I have gone to the Renaissance Festival every year for a while now, but this year was the best! The boys were finally old enough to start enjoying it for themselves and that made it incredibly more … Continue reading

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Education for ALL Disabilities

Tweet The first weekend in May, Josh and I went to the Parents Encouraging Parents (or PEP) conference.  I cannot recommend it enough!  Seriously.  If you know anyone in Colorado who has a child with ANY disability, or ANY educator … Continue reading

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Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Tweet So I started this post on 3/21, World Down Syndrome Day.  It seemed like an appropriate day to get reacquainted with writing my blog.  It’s been too long.  But in usual Amanda tradition, I’m late. Haha! Anyway, 3/21 is World Down … Continue reading

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Deserve To Live?

Tweet Yesterday, Noah’s Dad said someone commented to him saying, “with modern medicine there are really no good reasons to bring a person with debilitating chromosomal abnormalities (like your son) into the world.” I thought I’d share a few reasons … Continue reading

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First Hair Cut!

Tweet First haircut!!! Post links to your kids first haircut or even your first haircut if you have them!!

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Play Time The Movie!

Tweet Ok so some of you have already seen this, but for those of you who haven’t, here is a 45 second clip I made with my boys:     I made it with Imovie and it was soooo easy. … Continue reading

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The Golden Child

Tweet   So I belong to this group on Facebook: DS Mommies. Last week a Mommy posted this: “I had a moment today. Another mother was talking to me about her grown up children and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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