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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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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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Post-Partum Depression: Part II

Him: Are you ok? Me: (Crying) No. Him: What’s Wrong? Me: I don’t know, I just feel sad. Him: Why? Me: I don’t know, I am just not happy. My Husband That night I let all my emotions out. I had been “secretly” dealing with them. I think my husband knew before I did, that […]

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A Letter To My Son

Dear Rodrigo Ivan, God did not prepare us for the journey we would encounter the day you were born. Even when he knew I would be scared and anxious he chose me. He knew that I would walk with courage and strength holding you in my arms. Your parents are in love with you. You […]

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It’s Back to Work

As I’ve shared on one of my blog posts, I went back to work earlier than expected. My maternity leave started 05/21 to 07/02. I took exactly 6 weeks off. My short term disability was not approved and my paid time off and sick time were used up in 4 weeks. I have never been […]

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Twenty Nineteen

Where to begin? You would think I would learn from my past experiences that I need to slow down and not put too much on my plate. Guess what? I haven’t. Here I am once again feeling a bit overwhelmed. Let me give you an update. This year is very exciting. Actually the first part […]

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You Are Having A BOY… Finally!

One girl, two girls, three girls, four girls… That’s how many daughters I have. It is a man’s dream to have a son, but after having four girls all hopes seemed lost. I just thought it would be impossible for me to make a boy. Surrounded by Women As you guys know, from reading my […]

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