May 032013 19 Responses

How I Told My Son His Sister has Down Syndrome

For the past several months I’ve been saying things to my five year-old regarding his sister. “Why do you think you can run faster than her?” “Why do you know that and she doesn’t?” “Why does she go to therapy and you don’t?” I’ve been testing Silas to see how much he understands about his soon to be 8–year-old sister. I knew the time was quickly coming when he would be able to understand that Ella was different.Continue Reading…

1 5 6 7