Your Tribe is Here and We are Many.


Dear mom,

Having a child with Down syndrome is very much what I imagine bungee jumping to be like. At first, it’s so scary: you’re close to crying (or just plain crying), hands are shaking and you’re frozen in the chaos... but suddenly you realize that you’re soaring and completely secure; you realize you’re in the presence of wonder, and you’re having the most fun of your life. 

Of course there are challenges and things that will test your limits in ways you can’t imagine, but no matter what, wherever you find yourself, you’re not alone. Your tribe is here and we are many. Mama, find rest in these fundamental truths: you are loved, this baby is precious and we are all a lot more capable of doing “the impossible” than we think. You got this.