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

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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Day 23

A Difficult Time In My Life There’s definitely plenty. Since our so came into our lives we have been tested multiple times. Our strength, faith and resilience were at the tip of the iceberg. Most difficult time was definitely during the early days of his life. It was difficult for me although I did not […]

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Day 2

Meaning of My Business Name Diagnosis Not Identity is the name of my personal blog. It is a business name that I would like to turn into a brand. The significance of this name is very simple. My son was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The expectations this world has of him, because of his diagnosis, […]

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30-Day Blog Challenge

First of I apologize for the delay to post a blog. Last month was a hectic one! Between birthday planning and early intervention evaluations, it was impossible to even rest. But I am back!! Blogging is very important to me. And since it is the begining of the month, I felt it was only right […]

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My Experience As A Special Needs Parent

My son is turning One this month. What has our first year with Rodrigo Ivan been like? Let’s recap! Rodrigo Iván was diagnosed with Translocation Down Syndrome at 1 week old. Translocation Down Syndrome falls under Trisomy 21 criteria. Meaning, he has an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. The difference here is that the […]

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