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Shrek: Truth and Tickets Giveaway

The Rose Performing Arts for Children and Families in Omaha Presents Shrek The Musical. Shrek is a crowd favorite in the Sikora home. In fact, it was just featured prominently in the session Marcus and I just gave this weekend, “Storytelling as Advocacy.” We shared the key components to a good story in addition to how […] more

I Win – You Win- #CraveOmaha!

  Friends, this post is where I will talk about Crave after attending a complimentary sampling of food and wine. Some lucky person will win a Giftcard provided by Crave. And in case we’ve never met before, here’s where I assure you that all opinions are my own. If we have met, you’d know I […] more

What are the Odds -Sherry Palmer

Our next guest in the What Are the Odds game is another new friend who I clearly have so much in common with 1) We both have an adult son with Down syndrome. 2) We both had endometriosis, it sucked, we’ll leave it at that and 3) we both have 2 cats. From there, well…the […] more

What are the Odds – Brian Long

Alright kids, another treat today as we continue the What are the Odds? Series Today we’re hearing from Brian Long, self-proclaimed Dadvocate. First however, I must tell you that one of the inspirations for the What are the Odds? series was me thinking about the odds of having a child with Down syndrome, like, at […] more

#Giveaways to Get In On

OK! There are a few awesome giveaways going on in honor of #WDSD16 that you don’t want to miss out on! One) Reasons to Smile: New book review and Giveaway. This one ends soon – so don’t delay! “SO Many Reasons to Smile” Here.  Two) The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome Grand Prize Giveaway has […] more

The Children’s Book Review – Review

Check out the front page of the website The Children’s Book Review and you will get a peek of Black Day: The Monster Rock Band. And what’s more: A Giveaway! SO please, enter in and tell your friends to check it out. Seriously. Tell. Everyone. Thanks! The Children’s Book Review Review of Black Day is here. […] more

SO Many Reasons to Smile!

. Happy Book Birthday to a new addition to the Down Syndrome Community of Stories! . I’m pleased to be a contributor to the recent collaboration Schiffer Publishing assembled called Reasons to Smile.  . I’m just going to start with my one concern, going in, I worried that the title may lend itself to cliche’ – […] more

#WDSD16 The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome Book Tour & Giveaway

We are super excited to kick off March 2016 and the #WDSD16 buildup with another virtual book tour of The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome, complete with another grand prize giveaway! Woop Woop!                 . . . The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome: Advice, Information, Inspiration, and Support […] more

Have You Met Natty and Downs Side Up?

Sometimes we just have to say: “Looky what I got!”   This little book came across the pond. It is a sibling’s story to share about Down syndrome and what it means to a family. Mia and her mom are doing their best to change the world and I am honored to have received a […] more

Introducing The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome

  Today let’s talk about the newly published book, The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome. (Insert quiet side squeal of delight. Clear throat. Begin again.) Dear New Parents, In the spring of 2015, the original title suggested by Adams Media included the phrase: “new parents.” So as Jen and I began our drafts, new parents […] more