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    Who I Am on World Down Syndrome Day

    Today is World Down Syndrome Day.  3/21.  To celebrate the greatness of individuals who were born with a 3rd copy of their 21st chromosome.This day has been celebrated for a while but last year, 3/21/2012 was the first year this day was celebrated as an International Holiday.  At the end of 2011, the United Nations General Assembly officially declared this day as World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) and that first official recognition happened last year, 3/21/12!  This year for WDSD, the IDSC (International Down Syndrome Coalition) is running a video campaign titled… “Who I Am”   Individuals with Down Syndrome are just that….individuals.  They are artists and dancers and singers. …

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    Whatever You’re doing…

    I realize it has been two months since my last post.  And I apologize for the silence.  The past couple of months have been full of a few ups, some downs and well, acceptance that things will not be happening as originally planned.  For those readers who were left with the last post and have not had the chance to be updated on changes with Russian adoptions over the past months, I will quickly recap and give you a brief two month update. From the last post…everyone in process was waiting for the Russian Supreme Court to make their ruling on how to put Putin’s ban into effect.  They gave…