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Get To Know Us!

Get To Know Us!

The Glory Days Daily Planner was designed to meet the unique needs of a parent or caregiver raising a child who is differently abled. This planner was created by a mom living the everyday life of a special needs parent. Each page was thoughtfully designed with you in mind.

 

How to Make the Most of The Glory Days Launch!

How to Make the Most of The Glory Days Launch!
The Glory Days Daily Planner Launch Day is in TWO days! We are so THRILLED that we have the opportunity to share The Glory Days Daily Planner with all of you in a few short days. Some upcoming fun for launch week is on it’s way to you along with launch day tips. 

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture
Supporting the DSDN was the big picture goal. I’m one person. I can make a small impact. The DSDN is doing all the things I wished someone would have done to protect my heart from our birth diagnosis experience. I wanted to support their efforts in any way possible.

A Weekend with Community

A Weekend with Community

Nine families gathered with their children to film a Down Syndrome Awareness video for Down Syndrome Awareness month. We’ve been connected via The DSDN and Instagram for a little over a year now. We have processed our diagnosis, our fears, and joys together.

 

A day in her shoes- Loving a little one with Trisomy 18

A day in her shoes- Loving a little one with Trisomy 18
Although my daughter Evelyn who has Trisomy 18, three 18th chromosomes in every cell of her body, as well as a single ventricle heart, requires a lot of medical care during the day, it’s normal to us.

How to Support a Friend or Family Member Whose Child Has Received a Special Needs Diagnosis

How to Support a Friend or Family Member  Whose Child Has  Received a Special Needs Diagnosis
Hearing your friend or a family member has received the unexpected news their child has arrived with a medical diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Read what our friends and family did right and how you can help.

September Simplicity

September Simplicity
 September gives me some of the same feelings as January. It offers a calm after the rush of the summer months, where we are offered the space to position ourselves for a successful season ahead.  The early weeks of the month bring up the same opportunities for preparation and self-reflection that are so familiar in the New Year. 

Five Tips to Share a Special Needs Diagnosis with Friends and Family

Five Tips to Share a Special Needs Diagnosis with Friends and Family

Sharing the news with friends and family that our daughter was born with Down Syndrome was a task that filled me with anxiety. In the beginning, I just wasn’t ready to talk about it.  I needed time to get my mind right and understand our new reality.

If you’re currently navigating how to share your child’s special needs diagnosis with friends and family, here are a few things to consider before you begin sharing the news.