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Shona Bolden
A mother, wife, advocate, blogger, crafter, and organizing extraordinaire just trying to share my story.
A mother, wife, advocate, blogger, crafter, and organizing extraordinaire just trying to share my story.
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The Bolden Lowdown- Spring 2017
I started this blog before we even started a family. I knew I wanted to be a blogger but had no idea what to write about. I was hooked on reading design and home decor blogs because I have a slight obsession - long before the Chip and JoJO came onto the sce...

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Post Partum Depression
Recently you may have read about celebrities that have gone into treatment for Postpartum Depression. I think this is pretty great to hear; they are making light of it,not that they have it. I also think its great that many women are coming to terms with it...

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In the News
This week I shared a few posts on my facebook page in an effort to spread awareness. While they didn't make the official blog post, and my days got a little off, they will be stories you will hear about in the news, etc. So I kinda feel like I am still in t...

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Preferred Language Guide
There is a new guide out and it's published by the NDSS. I couldn't explain it better myself so please check it out. DO NOT SAY DOWNS. Please. Thank you. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE GUIDE Until  next time.. Shona

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Wordless Wednesday: Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Week 2
Halloween 1 Halloween 2 Halloween 3 Halloween 4

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Down Syndrome Creed
DOWN SYNDROME CREED My face may be different but my feelings the same I laugh and I cry.  I take pride in my gains. I was sent here among you to teach you to love, As God in the Heavens looks down from above. To Him I'm no different; His love knows no bound...

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Dear Mother With a Pre-natal Diagnosis.....From a Mom in Year 4
You're probably googling the heck out of everything... looking for any sign of normalcy you can relate to right now. If you are anything like me, you can barely see the computer screen through your tears much less the keyboard. I am sure there are a lot of ...

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Hey Soul Sista
Sisters wasn't in our equation. Well, the 2-legged kind weren't anyway. Technically, this momma wanted another kid and for it to be a boy so we could be done. With 2. Then we had another girl. So I was getting used to the fact that we would have 2 girls. Lo...

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Welcome to Holland
Sorry I can't find the source to credit this image, but the author is Emily Perl Kingsley. I have loved this since I was pregnant with LB. I cried like a baby the first time I read it and cry every time since. Each time, the tears have new meaning and I lov...

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LB's in School
Leighton is in her second year of pre-school. She rides the bus. She also gets OT, PT and Speech at school. In small doses, but she gets it. I dreaded and anxiously awaited this day to come. There have been so many people that have had horrible experiences ...
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