Down syndrome

more alike than different

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. What a precious GIFT from heaven these three are to our family! We get asked so many questions about raising these most amazing blessings. Are they always happy, as some believe? Nope! Like all children, they have their good days and their tough days. They experience all of the […] Read more…

gifts from above

In our home we celebrate each and every milestone that our precious children reach. The big ones. And the small ones, too. We rejoice when our children exceed all expectations. We rejoice when they try new things and come so close to getting it right. We rejoice when they never give up. And we rejoice […] Read more…

why do you want her?

Seven years ago, after being in Ukraine for many weeks, I finally walked out of the orphanage with two very loved and treasured little girls in my arms. Harper (left, in the photo) was just a baby and loved nothing more than to be loved and cuddled.  She could not get enough of the hugs […] Read more…

my terrific T21 trio

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” ~~ Matt 6:21 Storing my treasure in heaven and counting my many, many blessings this day.     Read more…

real life

So anyway.  You know all those cute photos that I post here and on Facebook of my Terrific Trio posing all sweetly? The ones where they’re all looking at the camera and smiling? Yeah, it’s a science, I tell you. It can take one minute…or many minutes to get the perfect shot. We laugh and […] Read more…

a love story

Anthony and I were married in 1997.  Ours was a whirlwind romance where we were married just a few short months after we met. We always knew that we wanted children, and as we headed into our second year of marriage, we decided to start our family. Our first son, Connor, was born healthy and […] Read more…

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