Monday, September 10, 2012

#2. You Will Be Happy

With your Down Syndrome Baby. Here's Cassy Fiano's 9 Reasons Down Syndrome Won't Ruin Your Life:
You might not realize it when you first get the diagnosis, but believe it or not, you will be happier because of this child. Families who have a child with Down syndrome overwhelmingly report that they have a more positive outlook on life.
The thought of having a child with a disability is so intimidating and scary. It’s hard to picture how a more challenging childhood could also equal a happier one. But it’s true. Far from being embarrassed or sad about Wyatt’s Down syndrome, I’m proud of it. I want to tell everyone who sees him, coos over how cute he is, and asks questions about him that he has Down syndrome. I almost feel like I want to brag about it because … we’ve got it pretty great right now!
Read the whole thing here

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