We recently went on a trip to Florida. It was a first for both boys. As I am not much of a long distance driving fan, we opted to fly. To prepare Jay for the big day, we did a lot of talking about… Continue Reading “Travel Success”
New year, new reads.
Jameson is in his second year in a fully inclusive Montessori preschool. To say he is thriving is an understatement. Last year our daily mantra was, “no hitting, no kicking, no spitting” and eventually it stuck. This year, we haven’t had to use that… Continue Reading “A Learning Win for Jameson”
Welcome, Maxwell! Jay is officially a big brother and absolutely stellar at it. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure a second baby was for us. It’s hard to think about how to share your love. Jay has been our focus for so long and… Continue Reading “A Mother’s Day Reflection”
It’s July 2021! What a year so far in life, work, and reading. Last year I read 46 books, just shy of my personal goal of 50. From historical fiction to self-help to fantasy, reading helps me unwind and explore new-to-me worlds and experiences.… Continue Reading “2021 Reading List: Part II”
A poem: Love is a shadow when we feel alone. Love is a line held fast to a stone.
In 2020, I read 46 books, just shy of my personal goal of 50. From historical fiction to self-help to fantasy, reading helped me unwind and explore new-to-me worlds and experiences in 2020–a year of hardship, COVID-19, and the shifting to a different kind… Continue Reading “2021 Reading List: Part I”
A few months ago I asked myself: What is something new I can do to help promote Down syndrome Awareness, inclusion, and community engagement? Last year I self-published the children’s book I Am Me. About the book: A heartfelt and honest work that acts… Continue Reading “FREE books to celebrate down syndrome awareness month!”