5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About My Child With Down Syndrome

In our 19th year of marriage, we were blessed with a surprise within a surprise that would take our lives and our families on an amazing journey. We struggled with infertility our entire marriage and went through surgical testing, blood work, pills and injectables from Italy to become pregnant. In our 8th year of marriage,…

Outrageous: Women are Being Told There is a ‘Moral Duty’ to Abort Children with Down Syndrome

Live Action News — People with Down syndrome are often targeted for death, even in our supposedly more ethical, tolerant world today. Women with prenatal diagnoses frequently choose to abort their preborn babies, with rates over 50 percent in virtually every country that has prenatal testing available. But while the Down syndrome community has been speaking out against the…

5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About My Child With Down Syndrome

In our 19th year of marriage, we were blessed with a surprise within a surprise that would take our lives and our families on an amazing journey. We struggled with infertility our entire marriage and went through surgical testing, blood work, pills and injectables from Italy to become pregnant. In our 8th year of marriage,…

5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About My Child With Down Syndrome

In our 19th year of marriage, we were blessed with a surprise within a surprise that would take our lives and our families on an amazing journey. We struggled with infertility our entire marriage and went through surgical testing, blood work, pills and injectables from Italy to become pregnant. In our 8th year of marriage,…

The 3 Biggest Myths About Down Syndrome

“Knowledge is power,” said my doctor as he offered me the screening test for my first pregnancy. Thanks to developments in prenatal screening, it is possible for expecting parents to detect whether or not a child in the womb will have Down syndrome. My doctor is pro-life and I agree with his words. But power…

Outrageous: Women Told There is a ‘Moral Duty’ to Abort Children with Down Syndrome

Live Action News — People with Down syndrome are often targeted for death, even in our supposedly more ethical, tolerant world today. Women with prenatal diagnoses frequently choose to abort their preborn babies, with rates over 50 percent in virtually every country that has prenatal testing available. But while the Down syndrome community has been speaking out against the…

Celebrity, Patricia Heaton, Blasts Iceland for Aborting Every Single Baby With Down Syndrome: They’re ‘Killing Everybody That Has It’

Live Action News—On Tuesday, “Everybody Loves Raymond” actress Patricia Heaton blasted a CBS report detailing how Iceland is “on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion.” On Twitter, Heaton clarified that Iceland is not actually “eliminating” children with Down syndrome, but killing them in the womb. Heaton is adamantly pro-life, and she often defends…

What’s the Most Dangerous Thing You Can Say to Someone in Our Society?

Reprinted from BreakPoint.org with permission and was written by Eric Metaxas & Stan Guthrie. Copyright 2017 by the Colson Center for Christian Worldview.  What’s the most dangerous thing you can say to someone in our society? “You’re useless!” Amy Julia Becker is a successful author and columnist. She also is the mom of a beautiful daughter,…

Loving Someone with Down Syndrome—An “Interdimensional Gateway”

This piece was reprinted with permission from New Wave Feminists’ blog and was written by Jake Romano.   Ben’s the baby of the family, but don’t try calling him that. Even with a limited vocabulary he still knows how to clap back. “Big Dude” he’ll insist, referring to himself. Then the follow-up under his breath:…

What Happens When Feelings Matter More Than Life

Life, I’ve often been told, is a balancing act: Balancing work schedules, carving out time for family, choosing healthier food, making time for exercise and recreation, and the list can go on and on. Learning how to balance equally important things is essential in a world of competing values, ideas, and actions. At times, that balancing…