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My Special Needs Daughter is an Everyday Princess

My now six-year-old daughter came to me when she was just three-months-old through foster care, and later joined my family officially through adoption. I have spent the last six years building up my portfolio when it comes to advocating for her as a special-needs child. But then there are these moments, these incredibly important moments, when […]

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Down Syndrome Mom Perspective

Down Syndrome Through the Eyes of a Mom

One in every 691 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome. It’s easy to gloss over that number or not think about what that means for a child or family until you actually know and love someone who has been diagnosed with Down syndrome.  It was like that for me, I could […]

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