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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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Day 27

Last Time I Cried It has been some time since I cried. I am very thankful for that. I used to spend my days and nights crying and now I cannot remember when the last time I cried was. At my sons birthday I got teary. My husband was talking over the microphone just thanking […]

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Day 26

What Makes Me Feel Better, Always Prayer. In writing, out loud, in a group, in my mind. This always helps. Whenever I am going through a hard time or when I just need to vent, praying will always make me feel better. Try it!

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Day 25

5 Favorite Blogs Of course I have to feature my own blogs. https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/01/19/he-has-down-syndrome/ My most popular post by far. My first post! https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/01/27/home-birth-life-changing/ I gave my heart and soul to this one. Along with great tips and links. https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/04/02/expect-the-unexpected/ A very motivational blog in my eyes. https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/02/20/grieving-a-loss/ Not sure if posting this one would get […]

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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 19

Where I Want To Be In 10 Years In ten years, I would like to live in my own home. By now I should have purchased a house and the car of my dreams, a Range Rover. I will be celebrating my oldest daughters Quinceanera. The American version of that is a Sweet Sixteen. We […]

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Day 17

What Am I Afraid Of? A better question is “What Am I Not Afraid Of?” The UNKNOWN. I am sure everyone shares this thought. Not knowing is the scariest thing ever! I am very optimistic so I try to not thing of the million and one things that can go wrong. But that is what […]

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Day 10

Most Proud Moment I actually have two and I find myself having a hard time to pick one over the other. Both moments have made me a stronger individual. Graduating From Nursing School Not surprising right? I should be proud of myself. I worked throughout the program until I went on maternity leave and went […]

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