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Posts Tagged ‘The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome’

If You’re Worried About a World Without Down Syndrome, Read This and Share

My Most Important Job Roughly 27 years ago the universe looked over my resume, took into account my previous experience, my qualifications, and my goals and gave me a job that I was totally – I mean utterly – unqualified for. Parent. And as an added bonus and complete surprise, the universe also immediately promoted […] more

Where can I get The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome?

We’re So Glad You Asked! Everyone has their own purchase spot preferences, so here’s a list to get you started:   Right Here! When you buy via this website $3.21 from every sale goes to organizations that help our community, the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network and The Road We’ve Shared.  Support independent bookstores, order through […] 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

Why you won’t find a Life Expectancy Stat in The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Life Expectancy When Jen Jacob asked the seemingly straightforward question on Facebook during Down Syndrome Awareness Month: ”What was life expectancy for someone with Down syndrome in 1910? What is it today?” This prompted a short “earful” from me, because the answer is not as easy as people are led to believe. 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

In Which I Explain

Today I am going to try to explain myself, this website, its name and purpose, but not necessarily in that order. Not necessarily in any order, as a matter of fact. I think I’ll start with answering a few “why’s” instead. Why did I create this website? I created as a platform builder for […] more

Book Tour – The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome

The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome You’ve seen the build-up. You’ve read the pre-sale info. Now it’s time to hear from the readers. This page links to our first Blog Book Tour. Go Team! Also you can register here or on any of the blogs listed for a great Grand Prize!  The PGtDS Care Package […] more