A Great New Resource! Review and Giveaway! The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome

My friend Mardra asked me to read and review her new book, and for the record, she provided me with a free copy.  In return, I get to offer my readers a chance to win a fantastic Grand Prize package including a copy of the book, The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome, copies of other books … Continue reading

Why Do I Care? #CountUsIn

The world we live in can be a scary place. Anyone who watches the news or spends any time on social media is inundated with stories about people who have ulterior motives. We’re socialized to mistrust, even when people are trying to do good. I get it. As a mother of a child who has … Continue reading

Josh and his Glasses – Thoroughly Josh Thursday

Thoroughly Josh Tursday

Thursdays will be devoted to all things Joshua.  Whether it’s a new “Joshism” or a story from his past, the idea is that you get to know what a great guy he is, and how lucky I am to be his Mom.     Josh and his glasses   We were lucky.  When Josh was … Continue reading

Z is for Zany – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh is Zany on Walkersvillemom

  Z is for Zany     The Mad Hatter’s got nothin’ on Josh!   He loves to find new, zany hats and accessories whenever we go shopping.   The past couple years he’s been hooked on multiple layers of gloves with the fingers cut out…. ???  

Y is for Yogi Bear – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh and Yogi on Walkersvillemom

  Y is for Yogi Bear     Josh may be “all grown up” as he says, but he still enjoys a good cartoon every now and then!   Disney animations are his favorite but he won’t turn up his nose at Spiderman , Tom & Jerry, Scooby-do, or SpongeBob.    

X is for Xtreme Dresser – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh is an Xtreme Dresser

  X is for Xtreme Dresser     No, he doesn’t do much of anything half-way, but if there is one thing about Josh that is Xtreme – it’s his sense of style.    

W is for Water Fun – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh has fun in the Water on Walkersvillemom

    W is for Water Fun     Who cares about wet clothes?  He had such a great time playing in the fountains at Centennial Park in Atlanta, GA.

V is for Vancouver – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh in Vancouver on Walkersvillemom

  V is for Vancouver     Josh and I rode on a Greyhound bus from Toronto to Vancouver (3 days one way) to present at the World Down Syndrome Congress convention.  He had his own poster session called “With a Little Help From My Friends” about his experience being included in a University course … Continue reading

U is for Uninhibited – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh is uninhibited on Walkersvillemom

  U is for Uninhibited     I don’t know about you, but I sure wish I could just have fun every day and not care 2 bits for what I look like doing it!    

T is for Tuxedo – A to Z Blogging Challenge on Walkersvillemom

Josh in his Tux on Walkersvillemom

  T is for Tuxedo     That’s one “sharp dressed man” if I do say so myself.  This was taken on prom night.  He had three dates with him (yeah, one was me) and still manged to chase a girl from his guitar class all night……  

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