January 25, 2011

Recommendation for a GREAT book!

I am pleased to announce the publication of my first book: "From Grief to Celebration, How One Family Learned to Embrace the Gift of Down Syndrome". This book shares a parent's perspective of the birth of a child with special needs, and the journey our family has taken together while learning to embrace and celebrate this unexpected event.

This book will help others who are touched by special needs, as well as professionals as they work to advocate for our special community. It is a lesson in disability awareness and the gifts all children bring to the world

Following are some reviews:

"This is a beautiful way to support others! I appreciated the commiseration, the encouragement, and the very practical advice in many areas of life. So very many of the stories shared echo tales of our own firecracker! This is a resource unlike anything I've seen, and I plan to check back with it as we plan forward! Thank you!!"

Tiffany, proud mama to 8 yr old Elise

“So many gems are generously shared in this heartwarming book about a family's personal journey of discovering the magic of having a child with Down Syndrome enter your life. Every person can be enriched by this transformational progression through stages of deepening love and acceptance of a child, from fear and anxiety to discovering that they are perfect exactly as they are. Drink the "magic potion..." and read this book”.

Lisa, mother of an 11 year old girl with an extra 21st chromosome

Please explore this work and share with others who may benefit. It's $13.99 and can be purchased at this link.

From Grief to Celebration, How One Family Learned to Embrace the Gift of Down Syndrome


  1. Congratulations on the publication!! It is much needed as help and encouragement for the new moms and dads. I am sure it must have been very gratifying to write. Way to go!

  2. Way to go! Congratulations! I can't wait to read it as we are planning on adopting children with Down syndrome. Love your blog by the way.

  3. Okay, I am not sure if my comment went through. I love your blog by the way. You are such an encouragement. Congratulations on publishing your own book. Something I have wanted to do for a long time.


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