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  • So Extra

    January 7, 2020 by

    I’m so EXTRA! These were the perfect words adorably emblazoned on the shirt a friend made* for my daughter, Grace. Grace is extra adorable (my unbiased opinion), empathetic, and persistent. She also happens to have an extra chromosome. As parents of kids with Down syndrome, we are eager to share that this makes our children… Read more

  • Picture Books that Celebrate Uniqueness

    June 11, 2020 by

    About a year ago, my daughters started noticing other peoples’ uniqueness: what does it mean to be blind? Why does he use a wheelchair? That friend looks like Grace! When they inevitably ask “Why?” after I address their inquiries, I have adopted a script to which they chime in on response: “Because we’re all….” “Different!”… Read more

  • How to Get Your Child to Wear a Mask

    May 28, 2020 by

    Masks! Love them, hate them, or protest them, the CDC recommends that, in addition to keeping six feet of distance from others, people over the age of two should wear them to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Great! I wear a mask when I go to the grocery store (the only place I venture)… Read more

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