Achieving Happiness


Here is another fine article about the initial challenges and eventual, hidden joys in raising a child with a developmental disability. Rachel Simmons offers a frank and touching perspective on what it’s like for a driven, overachieving mother to parent a child with developmental delays. Read it here.

If you haven’t already done so, check out another amazing story about parenting a child with a developmental disability – featured in an April 2014 blog post. You can read it here.

Loving a Child with Down Syndrome


What was ostensibly a book review turned out to be one of the best articles I’ve ever read about raising a child with a developmental disability.  Check out Cristina Nehring’s frank and expressive article, and her thoughts on “cheerily generalizing” about her child’s accomplishments.