So Extra

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... Continue Reading →

About Me

Hi! I’m Heather, a wife, mom to two daughters (one with Down syndrome), and writer. When our daughter was diagnosed with DS at birth in 2015, a flood of emotions overwhelmed me. Among the most challenging were feelings of inadequacy and ignorance - neither of which I accepted gracefully. A problem solver (read: recovering control... Continue Reading →

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