Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Fact #8

21 Children’s Books for Down Syndrome Awareness Month 1. “Oh Brother- Growing Up With a Special Needs Sibling” by Natalie Hale 2. “Special Brothers and Sisters Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children With a Disability or Serious Illness” by Mnnette Hames and Monica McCaffrey 3. “Everyone is Special and Unique” by Regina G. Burch […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month #DSAM15 – Fact #7

There is so much wonderful medical research available now that can help individuals with Down syndrome live a much longer, healthier and more productive life. The key thing is to reach out to your local Down syndrome organization or the national ones to get information about what doctors, specialists and therapists will be available for […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month – #DSAM15 – Fact #6

Being a new parent can be an overwhelming feel, but if you are a parent of child with Down syndrome or any diagnosis for that matter can be even harder to wrap your head around. But know there are so many resources out there for new or expectant parents, who just received a diagnosis of […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month – #DSAM15 Fact #5

Little bit of history for you. Do you know what President signed the declaration to make October Down Syndrome Awareness month? Your answer is right here.  

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Photo Op: Spreading Awareness at Local Farmers Market

It was a cold, windy day today at our local farmers market, and I was volunteering at the table of a wonderful organization I just joined, the Hopkinton Education Foundation. Their mission is to provide funding, ideas, professional development and other resources to educators so they can promote innovation that motivates students to become lifelong […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month #DSAM15 – Fact #4

I personally think my son’s smile is infectious, and his eyes are truly the window to his soul. He is the funniest, most loving person I know. He has a wonderful personality and people are drawn to him.

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Photo Op: “I Am Determined To Stand Up For Awareness” Day 2

 Today is Day 2 of my photo op wearing my “I Am Determined To Stand Up For Awareness” shirt. Today I am in Michael’s shopping for holiday items and for stickers for my Erin Condren Planner. But I have also joined forces with IDSC (International Down syndrome Coalition) with their photo challenge for the month.  Today […]

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Photo Op: “I Am Determined To Stand Up For Awareness” #DSAM15

So I have pledged to wear my “I Am Determined” shirts this whole month, to help spread awareness for Down syndrome. Yes I have a few and they will be washed. My mission is to wear it everywhere, in hopes that someone will ask me why am I wearing this shirt or to visit our website. It’s […]

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Back To School – School Lunch Essentials

Here are some of my favorite picks for “School Lunch Essentials”: 1) Good Lunch Bag: Discovery Lunch Bag by LL Bean – $19.95 Check out the reviews: “Bought two of these three years ago and cannot say enough good things about this lunch box….” “We’ve had this lunchbox & the matching backpack for 4 years now. [Read On]

{#fashionover45} Fashion Friday Post – Scarf & Cuff Combo

I for one am a scarf girl. So what a better way to transition to fall then with this wonderful scarf and cuff deal from from My Cents of Style.com. There are so many different ways you can wear this cuff and scarf accessory combo. 4 ways to wear this combo: 1. Use the cuff as [Read On]