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Four Little Girls

I couldn’t help myself ….I actually love reading and writing sonnets (even if there are an extra couple of lines)…     **************   Four Little Girls   Once four little girls were completely unknown, Those who saw them back then? Well their minds now’d be blown.   See those four little girls didn’t matter…

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Our Down Syndrome Darlin’

There has been quite a bit of talk regarding the value of people who have Down Syndrome.  One country in the world has proudly touted that Down Syndrome is basically extinct while another tells the world that before long people with Down Syndrome will no longer be born there. As I ponder in disbelief these…

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Birdie’s Gift

In celebration of National Down Syndrome Awareness month, we share a bit about our own Down Syndrome gift – Miss Birdie. ****** Once upon a time, our little Birdie was being knit together in her mother’s womb.  By God’s great knowledge, love and mercy, as the miracle of life unfolded our sweet little baby girl…

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Firsts

As an adoptive parent of older little ones, I remember being so sad to have missed all the “firsts”:  first smile, first bath, first tooth (which in this mama’s opinion might actually be a perk.  Teething is so not fun for anyone!), first crawl, first step…. BUT seriously, no doubt, every mama longs to have…