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Learning to Trust My Parenting Instincts

Kathy Radigan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Trusting my own instincts can be very hard for me at these times. I find myself caught between wanting to be the perfect daughter and making my parents happy and needing to be the mother that I know Lizzy requires me to be. Yesterday, motherhood won out.

The Day My Favorite Waitress Made Me Cry

Kathy Radigan | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

I always describe myself as being a special needs mom, but in reality we are a special needs family. We have not had to tell our boys to feel responsible for Lizzy, they do that because they love her.

My Brother Used to Have Down Syndrome

Eva Glettner | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Eva Glettner

My brother, who is almost 30, has Down Syndrome. But before you start feeling bad for him, there are a few things that you should know.