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Carrie R.

I'm a Midwestern girl who's becoming a Southern belle. This is my story of life with my farmer-turned-professor husband, two exceptional little boys, and one extraordinary little girl who happens to have Trisomy 21, or Down syndrome. The stories you are about to read are all real; I couldn't make... Full Bio
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Down Syndrome and the People Who Already Know.

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. There have been other years where I've posted facts about Down syndrome every day on Facebook. Or tried...

Adventures in Educationland: First Day.

First day of school.  Whoa, Nelly. When did T-Man get to be such a handsome guy? He started Orchestra this morning and had to be at the...

Can't. Breathe.

The other night I had a dream where Miss Banana and I were walking in the shallow part of a lake. She was holding my hand as we enjoyed the water...


On this day five years ago, I woke up early on that drizzly Monday morning, knowing it was time to go to the hospital. My due date had come and...

Other Medical Adventures: More.

Dr. C and I made the pilgrimage back to Iowa last week for my first check-up with Dr. Brains in over a year. The good doctor had wanted to see me...

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