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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 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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Day 29

Favorite Comfort Food Tough one. I have to say Pasta. Pasta anything. Fettucine Alredo, Spaghetti, Pesto Pasta. If I am undecided of what to eat I will always suggest pasta. If I don’t feel well, I know a good plate of spaghetti will always make me feel better. I also experiment a lot with pasta […]

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Day 28

Top Things On My Bucket List Purchase a Home. Finish my Bachelor’s in Nursing. Take my Children to Disney World Travel- First destination will be Europe. Skydiving- After I write my will. Go to Church every Sunday And more…

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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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