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Leticia V. Patient Expert

Long Island, New York
I am an adjunct college professor of English, freelance writer, wife, and the mother of three girls ages 15,11, and 6. We homeschool during the day while I write on the computer, and on warm evenings, we ride bikes together to the beach with our two labradors. We love camping, hikes in the woods,... Full Bio
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"A Special Mother is Born" is approved by the Catholic Writer's Guild by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Dear Ms. Velasquez, Thank you for submitting your book, A Special Mother Is Born, for the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval.  After c ... Read on »
"Be prepared" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome While preparing for the daunting task of decluttering a home where homeschooling has been carried out for a decade, I ask myself the important question, "why am I saving ... Read on »
"Bella" has takent he Catholic World by storm! by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here's a link to the homepage of Celebrate Life magazine, where you can read an interview of the next Catholic hunk we can actually look up to (move over Jim Caviezel, an ... Read on »
"Educate Children in Beauty" says Pope Benedict by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The Holy Father has just said we must educate children in beauty. He calls for parents to be guardians of children's use of the media. This reinforced my desire to do a g ... Read on »
"Et tu?": Hospitality in my home - The diary of a former atheist by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome "Et tu?": Hospitality in my home - The diary of a former atheist Jen takes Martha Stewart to a whole new level. I thought I was the most hysterical woman on the pla ... Read on »
"Gifts" Interview on TV. by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome My friends who wrote the book Gifts were interviewed last month on TV. Awesome! Read on »
"I regret aborting my special needs son" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Read this heart-rending article at The Daily Mail and understand why I am so motivated to attend the March for Life with my daughter with T21. "Now aged 43, still desperate ... Read on »
"I'll pray for your child to be cured" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome When Christina was born, and we realized for certain that she had Down syndrome, my father, a devout Catholic, rallied the prayer warriors to pray for a cure for her Down ... Read on »
"It's Just a Word" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I had to express my thougths on today's release of "Tropic Thunder", so I wrote the editorial "It's Just a Word" for Catholic Exchange. Read on »
"Last in this world, first in the next" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome "Last in this world, first in the next" Sherry Tyree, a writer from the St Louis Dispatch is not afraid to tell the truth about Down sy ... Read on »
"Stop Putting Yourself Down!" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This is a quote from me to myself as I read the beautiful homeschool mom blogs I have in my sidebar. I constantly feel inadequate while reading their wonderful saint's day ... Read on »
"The Face of Pro-life" my first TV interview by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome If you are considering attending the March for Life to greet our new President this year, watch to my first TV interview and get motivated. Read on »
"the Good of Society" vs the good of the mother by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome When a PhD student at the University of Victoria in New Zealand did a study on women's opinions on pre-natal testing, she was surprised by what she found. Pre-natal scree ... Read on »
"Think of Me First as a Person" by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Monica of Be Not Afraid has sent me this video about Dwight Core Jr, a man with Down Syndrome who spent much of his life in a cardboard box, until his sister brought him h ... Read on »
"TG" New magazine for young Catholic women by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I review "TG" magazine on Catholic Media Review. If you're looking for a healthy alternative to teenager or immoral woman's magazines, this is it!Give it a try for yoursel ... Read on »
10 Favorite Things about Spring Meme by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Christina at Homespun Juggling has this meme on her blog. Ten things I love about Spring 1. Hearing birdsong in the mornings 2. Longer days. 3. Flowers everywh ... Read on »
2010 ALL Pro-life blog awards by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Thank you to whoever nominated Causa Nostrae Laetitiae for American Life League's 2010 Pro-life Blog Awards. I am honored to be among some of the best blogs out there, and t ... Read on »
40 Days for Life Opening Mass by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome In the Cathedral of St Patrick this evening we attended a beautiful Mass with a very informed homilist on life issues. We sang "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" as a recession ... Read on »