Everything Important I Learned on Sesame Street

Life Lessons from Sesame Street

    Maybe it’s because of the A to Z Challenge prep I’ve been doing. Maybe it’s because I’ve stumbled on two different bloggers today asking parents to stop judging each other. Maybe it’s the joy Josh and I get on days like today when we watch videos featuring our favorite songs – re-done Muppet style. … Continue reading

Permission

Originally posted on This Side of Typical:
Parents.  I want to tell you something. You know what you’re doing.  I believe in your own parental instincts.  I know you know what to do. I just felt like this needed to be said.  Because everywhere I turn willy nilly, I see articles with “10 things you…

No More Parental Judgment

Originally posted on Wordy Gertie:
Before I had a baby, I was completely oblivious to the insane number of choices I would be forced to make as a new parent. As soon as I found out I was pregnant, an innocent Google search on “birthing options” (try it if you don’t believe me) left me…

An open letter to physicians about health care for adults who have Down syndrome

Dear Doctors, I am the mother of a fairly health son who is twenty-seven years old and has Trisomy 21. He was born when I was twenty-years old and inexperienced.  I had no point of reference about what it felt like to be a mother, much less what Down syndrome meant or entailed.  In my … Continue reading

A to Z Theme Reveal on Walkersvillemomblog

  Drum roll please….. In addition to being World Down Syndrome Day, today is also the day for the big “theme reveal” for the A to Z Blogging Challenge going on next month.   While over on The Road We’ve Shared, we’ll be hosting guest bloggers to talk about different topics, here on Walkersvillemom it’ll be … Continue reading

Life really is ALL about perspective

Perspective on Walkersvillemom

We all “see” things differently   Borrowed this illustration from a great blog post on perspective as a reader of literature – check it out. Lately, a friend of mine has been encouraging me to “read more blogs” by simply stating the obvious:  “You need to.”   😀  She’s right of course,  I do need … Continue reading

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