Why a DS diagnosis doesn’t automatically open doors to therapy is at least a thinly veiled prioritization of state funding that doesn’t value this vulnerable population.
When we set up At Her Own Pace this past summer, I struggled over whether this was a self-serving or selfless venture. After all, we had quit most forms of […]
The world needs to know that Hope isn’t just going to grin and bear experiences that displease her.
Mainstreaming—including children with special needs in a typical classroom—is something we think about regularly, despite Hope’s young age. We think about when we will introduce her to our town’s public […]
Many couples make the gut-wrenching decision to terminate their pregnancies for reasons that are nearly impossible for the average person to comprehend. My heart breaks for the families that can’t […]
“If you’re always holding her while she naps, you’re going to spoil her.” Exactly. A lot of people are shocked that we hold Hope for her two daily naps, including […]
While surfing the Internet, my baby girl sound asleep in my arms, I came across this nativity painting, which is currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: It […]