October 3 – Three Types of Down Syndrome!

When I say Coldon has Down syndrome, did you wonder what type of Down syndrome he has? Wait… there’s more than one?  Actually yes, there are three; nondisjunction, translocation and mosacism. Coldon was diagnosed with non-disjunction Trisomy 21. (there are several different “nicknames” out there. Our genetics counselor called it “Free Trisomy 21.”) I know […]

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October 1 – It’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

October 1st begins Down syndrome awareness month; my favorite part of Down syndrome, aside from Coldon! 💙💛💙 Since learning of Coldon’s diagnosis, God has placed on my heart a need to support other DS families and to inform and educate society about the Down syndrome you don’t see in fact sheets and antiquated text books— the […]

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October 2 – What is Down Syndrome?

What is Down syndrome? The medical term is Trisomy 21; a genetic condition where an individual has a third copy of their 21st Chromosome. They literally have “a little something extra!”  Fun fact about Down syndrome: there are three different types of Don syndrome; no -disjunction (most common type), translocation (only type that’s inherited) and […]

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How Anxiety has controlled my happiness.

I’ve recently noticed a lot of posts concerning depression and anxiety from fellow moms and organizations. This isn’t coincidental , it’s God telling me it’s time to open up and share more of my story. “Caregiver burnout,” “do you fear something will happen to your child;” “do you feel like you’re a bad mom?” I’ve […]

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A Mother Finding Her Purpose!

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your path straight.” Proverbs 3 5-6 I’m always amazed how the book of Proverbs speaks to me; at the same time, I’m not surprised. The Bible is God’s word […]

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