Are we ready to send you to school?

Liliana Eleanor, Tomorrow your Mom and I will be meeting with Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) to notify them if we intend to enroll you in their pre-kindergarten program or keep you in the County’s Infants and Toddlers program for another year. Initially, I didn’t think this decision was going to be a difficult one.… Continue reading Are we ready to send you to school?


“Your idea has an extra 21st chromosome”

I believe at a certain point in our lifetime, we have all used the R-word. We are all guilty here... And yes, being part of the lucky few certainly changes things. We took this word out of our vocabulary when we confirmed Liliana’s diagnosis. We encourage other people to stop using the R-word, but to… Continue reading “Your idea has an extra 21st chromosome”


What about support groups?

People react differently when they are faced with new challenges. Some embrace the challenge and want to get as much information as possible to be prepared and others grieve for a longer period of time until they accept it. Unfortunately, some even ignore the situation completely. Whenever you feel ready to talk and meet other… Continue reading What about support groups?