My Boy

Ever since I went through all the  pictures for my son's 8th grade graduation ceremony, I've been filled with such melancholy. I will never forget when I took my son out in public by myself for the very first time. He was about two weeks old and I ventured out to the mall. I took him to the bathroom in Dillard's because I knew that they had those big chairs in the seating area. I thought it would be comfy and quiet in case I needed to feed him. Do you remember being a first time mom and everything had to perfect, structured and carefully planned? Yeah, those days are so long gone. … [Read more...]

We Have to Catch Up!

Y'all, I can't believe it's been four weeks since I posted something. I will try my best not to make this post a big ol' run-on sentence because there has been so much happening with me these past few weeks. The last time I posted something it was about the hotel we stayed in at my son's state basketball tournament in Houston. Well, they got second place and an invitation to the national basketball tournament. So from the minute that we unpacked from that trip, we started raising money for their team to travel to Indiana. We were hitting so many people up at school for money that they no … [Read more...]

2012 Buddy Walk-South Texas Style

I first became associated with the Down Syndrome Association of South Texas (formerly called the Down Syndrome Association of San Antonio) when I received confirmation that one of my twin daughters would be born with Trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down Syndrome.           Having received this news in the maternal fetal specialist’s office, we were given a pamphlet and offered apologies for having to be given such negative results of the amniocentesis.             After a few hours of hugs and … [Read more...]

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