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The Official DNI Website!

I am psyched! We have officially launched the Diagnosis Not Identity website. Please go over to diagnosisnotidentity.com and subscribe! Mission Statement Motivating and sharing knowledge to influence the way you live your everyday life; from a Registered Nurse perspective and a Special Needs Mother’s heart. Socials Connect with us: IG: https://www.instagram.com/diagnosisnotidentity/ FB: https://business.facebook.com/diagnosisnotidentity/?ref=your_pages Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/diagnosisnotidentity/ […]

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30 Things I Have Learned In 30 Years

Please check out this post where I list the first 15 things I have learned in 30 years. Just a quick recap: Time flies, Little things matter most, Save, Forgive, You can’t take care of anyone or anything else unless you take care of yourself, Organization will keep you sane, Your negative Nancy and Debby […]

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30 Things I Have Learned In 30 Years

I turned 30 years old this month and I was scared to get to this point. Why? Responsibility! At 30 there is zero to no tolerance for “carelessness”. Or at least that’s what I thought. I am listing 30 things I have learned in my 30 years of existence in no particular order. Here we […]

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Blogging Updates: My Journey

This is a personal blog post. I have not posted in weeks. In fact, this whole month my attention has been shifted towards self-care. What Have I Been Working On? Vacation We visited Bloomington Minnesota! It was just wonderful. We visited Nickelodeon Universe, Minnesota Zoo, The Crayola Experience, Sea Life Aquarium, and great food joints! […]

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5 Self-Care Habits: For Mothers of a Child with Down Syndrome

I took a turn into the Down Syndrome world a year ago. Our child was diagnosed with DS and we had to make changes to our lives. Change does not always come easy or when we want it; But these 5 self-care habits changed my life for the better. 1. Prayer No I am not […]

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What No One Tells You About: Down Syndrome

Why keep the good stuff all to ourselves? Parents of Down Syndrome children, can you please share how amazing it is to have a child with Down Syndrome! A serious life changing moment. The Goodies You will feel an extreme and out of this world love for another human being. Not like any other love. […]

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Down Syndrome: Nothing Down About It

We often hear there is nothing down about Down Syndrome. Lets be honest, there are many “downs” to the diagnosis Down Syndrome. Right of the bat I was overwhelmed with “issues” my son had. Low muscle tone, long tongue, failure to thrive, ASD and the list continues. On top of not knowing his diagnosis prenatally, […]

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Precious Moments

Now back to the reason I started blogging in the first place. My son is one year and one month old. He has Translocation Down Syndrome. We knew that he would have some developmental delays and that he would reach his milestones later than most children. We knew this because that was what the doctors […]

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June Blog Challenge

As you may have noticed, I am bad with monthly challenges. I was hoping to be able to post daily but that is not the case. Silly me, a full time employee and a mother of 3. It was nearly impossible to get through. But it is done. Daily blogging has increased traffic to my […]

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Day 30

Weird Quirk Of Mine Yikes, not sure if I want to confess my quirk. A weird quirk of mine is that I like to smell everything that I touch. Not sure why, it is a habit. I smell my food and even none food items. I love to smell my babys feet. They are tiny […]

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