A Delicate Balance

Having a child with Down syndrome is an exercise in patience and understanding. Having a child with ADHD takes a different kind of patience and understanding. Having both of them fighting for and needing your time and attention is about five steps above dealing with them individually. Sometimes it’s enough to make me want to … Continue reading A Delicate Balance


I was at the Mohawk Valley Down Syndrome Support Group Christmas party this evening, and it was a wonderful affair. This year it was the largest yet, at almost 300 people. It’s always amazing to me how many people you wouldn’t imagine to be there were there. It truly affirms the “6 degrees” theory. People … Continue reading DS