Nicholas and Peppa go to school.

It is strange, but I often forget that Nicholas has Down syndrome, which is why I haven't blogged in a while.  To me, he is just my son, who is loved by everyone.  Yes, I see him as different, but in a good way.  It's like ordering vanilla ice cream and finding out that someone... Continue Reading →


What do I get out of this?

I usually jot down the important conversations that I have with my students.  Anything meaningful, or that I can't believe they would say, I like to write down in my planner. Earlier this month, my lovely dog ripped up my beloved planner in an attempt to get to a granola bar that was inside my... Continue Reading →

Never Stop Advocating

Hey moms, ever find yourself crying in a chair at a special needs advocacy center? Yeah me either... Just kidding.  Did that today. This advocating business is hard. So far, there has been two instances during Nicholas' lifetime where I have taken advice from trusted professionals that was incorrect.  That's twice too many.  I am... Continue Reading →

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