Lucky Few Teether

Guys, I couldn’t wait to share these with you… especially if you have babies and toddlers who are teething. Coldon’s Krewe enjoys promoting and supporting small businesses who support the Down syndrome community. One of these small businesses is HelloMyLoveDesigns, a teething essentials business owned by a sweet mama of two. Something many mamas’ struggle […]

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Shopping with Purpose and Supporting a Small Business at the Same Time!

Margrit Co. provides us this opportunity! Owner and Designer, Maggie Blair Dietrick, began Margrit Co., in 2014. Working as a buyer and merchandiser, Maggie needed a “change and creative outlet;” welcome, Margrit Co. Designed and created by Maggie, “all pieces are made out of cultured, recycled glass and matted to replicate beach glass.” I love […]

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Down Syndrome Resources

Down Syndrome Organizations Global Down Syndrome Foundation   “Dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through RESEARCH, MEDICAL CARE, EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY.”      http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org National Down Syndrome Society   “the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.”      http://www.ndss.org National Down Syndrome Congress   “dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down […]

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This is Coldon Ryan…

This is my story, Coldon’s diagnosis of Down Syndrome (DS). I will refer to Down Syndrome as DS quite a bit. It is appropriate and accepted in the DS community. We didn’t know until our triplets were born and later with genetic testing confirmation, that Coldon, baby A had Down Syndrome. I went through all […]

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Coping with your Childs Diagnosis…

How did you feel when you first learned your child has a lifelong genetic disability, like Trisomy 21, Down syndrome? My story is a little different, as with triplets you don’t have time to process it, you have to accept it; this is how I felt anyway. We are approaching the triplets 1st birthday and […]

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What is the hardest part of having triplets, one whom has Down syndrome?

This is a question I am frequently asked, but there are two parts to this question; what is the hardest part of having triplets and what is the hardest part about Down syndrome? Triplets and Down syndrome are hard by themselves, not going to sugar coat it. There are times when I feel like I […]

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I AM A STRONG MOM

This phrase has been hard for me to say, as I dislike praising myself. However, looking back at what I went through and where I am now, “I am a strong mom!” My journey began struggling with fertility. I wasn’t the person who always dreamed of having children. My attitude about having kids was, if […]

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