I Have a Son With Down Syndrome

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    WELCOME to Holland

    WELCOME TO HOLLAND by Emily Perl Kingsley. c1987 by Emily Perl Kingsley. All rights reserved I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability - to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how...
    GoneCrazyBBL GoneCrazyBBL
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2008

    I Have A Son With Down's Syndorme

    I have a four year old with Downs Syndrome, and I love him very much.  Patrick is a wonderful, very happy child, and like just about anything.  He runs all over the place and loves to explore.  Whil;e he cannot say anything more than "Mama", "Dada...
    Griff25 Griff25
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    Hard?? Huh, Some Have It Worse..

    It is so hard to hear the news that your newborn baby has Downs..  What is even harder is knowing that you CAN'T do anything about it. Watching them struggle and achieve new goals is bitter-sweet. But we have really been lucky. Our son is almost 2 and he is doing so so...
    Tabba Tabba
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2007

    My First Child

    I don't really know where to begin or what to say...lol.  Having a son with DS has been both the best thing in my life and the worst. He has taught me so much in his short 13 years.  He has an amazing spirit, beautiful smile, a passion to learn and explore, and is the...
    GoneCrazyBBL GoneCrazyBBL
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2008

    My Handsome Little Man

    My son who we tried for 8 years to get and finally after 2 miscarriages and one in my tubes we was blessed with a handsome little man.....but he wanted to come a month early and had to have surgery at 5 days old but made it great...and little did we know that he would be...
    sunsetandroses sunsetandroses
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2007
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