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Jen Jacob
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Mom to 4 awesome kids; wife to an amazing man; former teacher, lifelong learner
Mom to 4 awesome kids; wife to an amazing man; former teacher, lifelong learner

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Rockin'versary
I know, totally not a word, but it is now :) Today I am watching moms celebrate on the original rockin' mom group page about how much the love, support and friendship has meant to them over the past two years.  It is truly humbling and tear-inducing. To hea...

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When Down syndrome trends...
Down syndrome was trending in social media this week.   It made me a bit nervous to open the first
article;  I wasn’t sure what to expect. Typically when
I see DS in the media, it is a feel good story that is intended to show us all
how “not different” peop...

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They Get It
Two years ago I needed support.   I was in the darkness and on a new path.   I just needed a bit of light to see the way
and give me a boost of confidence to know that even on this new journey, I
would find my way. I needed to hear the words, “me too,” “YES...

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Partnership to Make a Change
The Search Remember those moments right after you heard that your baby might
have Down syndrome? Maybe you cried. Maybe you snuggled your new baby.   Maybe you thought about every possible future
for your child. Maybe you were relieved that is wasn’t more s...

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Holiday Card Season!
It's that time of year again--holiday card season! I LOVE our family photos so much this year, so they are of course our holiday cards.  We may never have another family pic where everyone is looking so good at the same time, so I will milk this for all it ...

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Welcome Baskets of Hope!
Do you ever just wonder sometimes how things just really seem to work out?  Even when it doesn't seem possible?  Amazing. DSDN is
really taking off!  We are supporting over 1000 moms with children
under 3 in our  8 online groups!! Recall we just launched ...

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Welcome Baskets of Hope!
Do you ever just wonder sometimes how things just really seem to work out?  Even when it doesn't seem possible?  Amazing. DSDN is
really taking off!  We are supporting over 1000 moms with children
under 3 in our  8 online groups!! Recall we just launched ...

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Day 2
This morning at worship I was struck by several things. We are going through the book of 1 John and the focus was around loving one another. Specifically, that as we show our love for one another, we are truly walking the path that Jesus laid.  Church is of...

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Day 1
I decided to start by doing something I rarely do...thanking a business! Real life admission---I get busy.  A lot.  And forget to keep my eye on things coming up.  Like holidays.  Like maybe even holidays that are important to children. This year my lovely ...

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How is he doing?
A loaded question that causes me to stop and think nearly
every time. "How is he doing?" This comes up in many different venues from close friends or
family to complete strangers that seem to be in on our little extra chromosome
secret.   Why is it loaded? ...
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