A different path than anticipated Our painful miracle If you have read the ABOUT page on this site you already know that my beautiful wife and I have a total of four kids. What you may not know is that my wife was somewhat of a “tomboy” growing up. She loves sports and always envision
Earlier this week I came across the story of Baby Doe from Bloomington, Indiana. Baby Doe was born on April 9, 1982 and died seven days later. Since learning of this tragic story I have had a difficult time blocking it out of my memory. It is so full of wrong, negative, damaging assum
The full-time job of parenting Being a parent is certainly a full-time job. Being a parent to a child with special needs is a lot like working two jobs when you need a little extra cash to make ends meet. If you decide you don’t want to go to that second job you don&
Dogs are great for kids with Down syndrome Groundhog Day Have you ever seen the movie that Bill Murray stars in called “Groundhog Day?” In the movie Murray plays the part of a television weather man sent to cover a town’s unique Groundhog Day celebration.
Step Up For Down Syndrome On Saturday, October 13 the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan is having its annual “Step Up for Down Syndrome” walk. This walk is an opportunity for members of the community to raise money to support the association as well as get togethe