Tuesday, March 22, 2011

A day late: World Down Syndrome Day!

I was off the ball yesterday, so forgive me. But there's so much great stuff out there in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day.

  • Mommy Life has reprinted "A Little Extra:Lessons in Love from an Unexpected Teacher". This is one of the best written pieces I've ever seen about the unexpected joys of parenting a child with Down Syndrome.

  • This mom tells a brief story of blessings denied by well-meaning doctors, contrasting how much better things are for families now.

  • A mom shares her story in a very open video about what a missionary her daughter turned out to be.

  • Praying for Parker has a gorgeous photo montage to the strains of "What a Wonderful World".

    And I'll close out with this beautiful montage:

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