5 Reasons World Down Syndrome Day is Important

If you are around the Down syndrome community, then I’m sure you know World Down Syndrome Day is quickly approaching on March 21st (3/21). I don’t think I follow a single social media account associated with Down syndrome that hasn’t mentioned World Down Syndrome Day; it’s kind of a big deal in our community, but … More 5 Reasons World Down Syndrome Day is Important

When A Girl Said Hannah Would be Made Fun of When She Grows Up

Last Sunday at church, I was talking to a sweet girl who I would guess is no older than ten. She was enthralled with Hannah, holding her hand and talking to her. The girl quickly noticed that Hannah had oxygen and wanted to know why. I told her she has a heart problem and she … More When A Girl Said Hannah Would be Made Fun of When She Grows Up

7 Things Medical Professionals Should Stop Doing

After going through five hospitalizations with Hannah, I have dealt with just about everyone in the medical field. Attendings, fellows, residents, nurses, medical students, child life specialists, respiratory therapists, I could go on. If they work in a hospital, I have probably come in contact with them. Most of our experiences have been excellent, but … More 7 Things Medical Professionals Should Stop Doing