For the first time in my life, I am celebrating October as Down syndrome awareness month. For the first time, I have a true understanding of what Down syndrome is and it is completely different from what it was just 8 months ago. 940 more words
Tags » Acceptance
I think we’ve all been there.
One day you wake up, and say to yourself, “How on earth did I end up here?”
Dishes are piled up in the sink for the third time today, the laundry basket is overflowing, you just sat down on the couch and realize the cushion is wet with who-knows-what, your kids are running through the house screaming like banshee’s, it’s lunchtime, and you realize that this is the first time you’ve eaten today, did you shower today?… This list is endless. 399 more words
For those of you unfamiliar with the names in the title of today’s entry, the Munsters – Herman, Lily, Eddie, Grandpa, and Marilyn – were, with the exception of Marilyn (herself a young, smart, and conventionally attractive blond) – a close-knit, loving, and perhaps surprisingly well-adjusted sitcom family of misfit monsters who, along with Spot, their pet dragon, lived in a decrepit, Gothic-inspired mansion on Mockingbird Lane. 281 more words