From the Heart

Give Yourself Grace

Give Yourself Grace

By Guest Blogger, Julie Fritz There I was, in the parking lot of the DMV, crying my eyes out. A full on ugly cry that I could not control. But why, why was I sobbing so hard on this day? Well, I was in a place I think a lot of us find ourselves in. I had hit my limit....
The Best Things about Being a Dad

The Best Things about Being a Dad

By Guest Blogger Steve Ford Today is Father’s Day. I know that for many dads it is a special day because it marks the end of a grueling 364 day stretch without a new tie, a $20 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods or the opportunity to take an afternoon nap. Mind you, I...
“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton If you haven’t already, meet Malcolm. He is 11; finishing up elementary school; loves basketball, baseball and his teen-age sister (much to her long-suffering annoyance); and, as you can tell, has Down syndrome. We found out about the DS...