Monthly Archives: April 2012

Smiles from Strangers

It’s no secret that my great love for baby carriers leads my husband and I to use one nearly every time we are out of the house.  We even found a rockin’ spring green performance Ergo that fits my very … Continue reading

Posted in Babywearing, Bigger Than Me, Down Syndrome, Kids say the darndest things | 2 Comments

Porcupine

About a year ago, a good friend was struggling to understand her very strong-willed six year old. The more she talked, the more I realized, she was describing me as a child. I was a smart kid. Like, giving me a standardized … Continue reading

Posted in Discipline | 5 Comments

Why Now?

One of the biggest concerns my family had when we told them we were adopting a child with Down Syndrome was “why now?”.  Wouldn’t it be more prudent, fairer to the other children, if we waited until baby Hoss was five … Continue reading

Posted in Big Little Changes, Bigger Than Me, Psalm 127:4-5 | 5 Comments

The 10%

When 9 out of 10 dentists agree on a toothpaste, we buy it. When a funky new chair goes on 90% off, we find a spot for it. When our gas tank is down to 9/10ths of a tank, we fill … Continue reading

Posted in Big Little Changes, Bigger Than Me, Letting Go, Psalm 127:4-5 | 8 Comments