“I told my family that I wanted to die, I wanted to end my life. I was in so much pain, nothing seemed to help it.”
“My lunch table came to expect these notes. As soon as my friends and I sat down to eat, they’d look at me expectantly to see what pearls of wisdom my dad provided.”
“I knew that something was different. As soon as I looked down, I saw it. I saw it in my baby’s face. I thought to myself… my baby has Down syndrome.”
“Not once has he looked at me or any of our kiddos and said, ‘Your grief is too much.’”
“When I got pregnant with my second, he mentioned to my grandmother that he was responsible for 71 descendants and no one had named their son after him.”
“Our world came crashing down around us. I saw him pale and staring at the ceiling blankly. I grabbed him and there was no reaction from him.”
“I hope that our parents’ random act of kindness inspires many other schools to do the same. Our kids can always use an extra boost of happiness and joy.”
“I’ve been longing to hear those words since he came to live with us when he was our scared 7-year-old foster child.”
“Do they both have heartbeats?!,” the worried mom asks after receiving the news.
She protected those kids every second. She refused to let her guard down.