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The Progress Report with Eileen-Acceptance

The Progress Report with Eileen-Acceptance

Acceptance /ak-sep-tuh ns/ The act of taking or receiving something offered; favorable reception; approval; the act of assenting or believing. There are things in this life that we have no control over. For those of us who are Type A, this can be...

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Julia’a Way-by Ella(her mom)

Julia’a Way-by Ella(her mom)

I’ve been “watching my feet” a lot again recently. This is a habit I developed about 18 months ago when I was pregnant with my daughter and, at the 20-week ultrasound, we found out that there was something wrong that seemed possibly inconsistent...

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Julia’s Way

Julia’s Way

My sweet daughter, So many months ago, before we knew that you had Down syndrome when we were told that there was something wrong, something that could be “inconsistent with life”, I wish I could have had a window into this moment. You’ve fallen...

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PEOPLE FIRST, CONDITION SECOND

PEOPLE FIRST, CONDITION SECOND “Look at that cute downs baby”             “I had a downs kid in my class in high school” “My friend has a downs child”   Nothing about the statements above seem particularly offensive to most people but if you...

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