How to wait when you’re ready for a breakthrough

How to wait when you’re ready for a breakthrough

Sometimes it can feel like everyone else is getting a breakthrough for their child except you. You are doing everything a good Christian parent…


The struggle to surrender

The struggle to surrender

I've been thinking a lot about surrender and what it means as a believer—more specifically, as a special needs mom.  I used to think of surrender as…


Praying for a child with a disability

Praying for a child with a disability

I believe in the power of prayer. As I look at the Scriptures,  people called out to Jesus and asked for miraculous healing repeatedly. He made the…


What to do when you don’t know what to do

What to do when you don’t know what to do

We are all in our own season of parenting. Whether you parent littles, teens, or adults, each season is marked by its own joys and challenges. We…


World Down Syndrome awareness day: Destiny in a diagnosis

World Down Syndrome awareness day: Destiny in a diagnosis

March 21st marks a significant day for families around the world. We have celebrated this special day for the past ten years, since the birth of our…


Your child’s purpose vs. your child’s potential

Your child’s purpose vs. your child’s potential

It’s that time of year again. The IEP is scheduled to review my daughter’s goals and progress over the past year. I will meet with a group of…


Seven truths about your child’s spiritual development

Seven truths about your child’s spiritual development

There are things we can observe about our children. We can watch them grow physically. We can see them develop cognitively, and even see them mature…


Preparing our special-needs child for large family gatherings

Preparing our special-needs child for large family gatherings

There’s nothing more wonderful than gathering with family and friends to celebrate the holidays. Sharing meals, baking cookies, giving gifts, and…


Giving thanks: Keeping a record of the good things…and the God things

Giving thanks: Keeping a record of the good things…and the God things

I keep a lot of records for my daughter. I have contact information for each doctor and therapy office where we have taken her over the years.  I…