Remember. Those. Remember. Peace.

Thank you to those who’ve served. Those who’ve stayed back and cared for children, family. Thanks to those who’ve made life possible ....more

How to Live with Down Syndrome: Rock.Out.

It’s never too dark to wear shades. And when that happens, it’s time to rock out. There’s always a way to dance ....more

Join the Food Revolution with Jamie Oliver, Ed Sheeran, and Hugh Jackman

Becoming a parent changed the way I ate. As a mother of a child with Down syndrome, the world morphed into a whole new way of thinking. Jamie Oliver's got a fantastic video made with Ed Sheeran and featuring other celebrities, bringing awareness to the desperate need we have as a society to change the way we eat at home, in school, and as a planet. He's launched a social media campaign: Sign It/Share It about food education and tackling the health issues of obesity and health. ...more

Join the Food Revolution with Jamie Oliver, Ed Sheeran, and Hugh Jackman

Becoming a parent changed the way I ate. As a mother of a child with Down syndrome, the world morphed into a whole new way of thinking. Jamie Oliver’s got a fantastic video made with Ed Sheeran and featuring other celebrities, bringing awareness to the desperate need we have as a society to change the way we eat at home, in school, and as a planet ....more

Autistic Child Kicked Off Airplane: Was She a Threat?

A teen autistic child and her family were kicked off a United Airlines flight to Portland. The plane made an emergency landing. Officials arrived. The family escorted off. Was the girl a threat? ...more

Autistic Child Kicked Off Airplane: Was She a Threat?

A teen autistic child and her family were kicked off a United Airlines flight to Portland. The plane made an emergency landing. Officials arrived ....more

Burdens to Blessings: Turning the Tough into Trophies

Instead of a burden, raising a child with special needs is a blessing. Pregnant with my second child, I knew something was different. Not one single test showed signs of Down syndrome. But, something was different. "Your son has Down syndrome," the doctor said. "How do you know?" I asked as I stared at the beige rectangular ceiling. Was this a blessing? Or a curse? Was this good? Or was this bad? Why did I want to cry at the birth of my son? Jammed. The words, the feelings escaped me. . ...more

Burdens to Blessings: Turning the Tough into Trophies

Instead of a burden, raising a child with special needs is a blessing. Pregnant with my second child, I knew something was different. Not one single test showed signs of Down syndrome ....more

I’ve Been Adopted by a Kid with Special Needs. Woof.

Like peas in a pod, dogs in a pack, ducks in a pond, my son and his dog get along like brothers. The relationship gives each a chance to learn to take turns, give back toys, and just hang out. Children with special needs can benefit greatly by having a dog ....more

How to Live with Down Syndrome

A day in the life with Down syndrome. Picking up sticks, basic, simple, fun. And so many more to go ....more