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Resources from the Down Syndome Diagnosis Network 1st Annual Rockin’ Mom Retreat

On Saturday, September 12th I had the privilege to speak at the 1st Annual Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network Rockin' Mom Retreat in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Unlike other conferences focused on parent education, this one was all about nurturing mothers who shared a common bond - a child born with Down syndrome. While I do not have… Continue reading Resources from the Down Syndome Diagnosis Network 1st Annual Rockin’ Mom Retreat

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Make It Monday: Fulfillment Pyramid

Today's Make It Monday is not for your child. It's for you. Really! Let's be honest. Sometimes life hands you a bunch of lemons and you want to squeeze the juice into its eye instead of making lemonade. That's been my 2014: Week 1: My 5-year-old gets mono and we get all the questions that… Continue reading Make It Monday: Fulfillment Pyramid

Parent Resources, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

Make today a “One Thing Day”

"What was your 1 Word for 2014 again?" I had to ask myself this yesterday under a barrage of negative thoughts. I took a step back and told my inner critic to “shush it.” You see I’ve been lying in bed since Saturday night with the flu and pneumonia and feeling the pressure of not… Continue reading Make today a “One Thing Day”