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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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Your prayers worked a miracle for Christina! by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome If you don't follow me on Facebook, you should, that's where I do most of my writing lately, because I have been suffering for five years with fear. Fear that Christina w ... Read on »
One story like this makes it all worthwhile by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I have been complaining lately about a problem shared by many Catholic writers. We have plenty of wonderful opportunities to evangelize via the Internet, blogs, websites, F ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Daily: NEISD to pilot Down syndrome reading program by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Down Syndrome Daily: NEISD to pilot Down syndrome reading program :This program, designed by Sue Buckley of Downs Ed International in Great Britain is the first of its kin ... Read on »
The "call within a call' to special motherhood by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today is Blessed Mother Teresa's "Inspiration Day". The day she was taking the train to a retreat in Darjeeling and Jesus spoke to her about her 'call within a call' to l ... Read on »
Interview with Eduardo Verastegui by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I spent all weekend typing the nearly 3,000 word interview. Eduardo surprised me with his knowledge and wisdom on the subject of parenting. I had solicited questions on Fac ... Read on »
New Interview with Eduardo Verastegui by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Eduardo Verastegui and Gabbi Velasquez.  On September 11, the DVD of "For Greater Glory" will be available. In  preparation for this event, I interview ... Read on »
The silent suffering of empty arms. by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jennifer Fulweiler brought up a subject which is close to my heart in her National Catholic Register blog post , "The Silent Suffering of Women Denied Children".  Jane's ... Read on »
Antique German Violin for sale by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This lovely violin was made in Germany over 200 years ago and I am looking for a buyer who can afford to pay its true value. The second German violin in t ... Read on »
Reward; A Trip to Rockport, MA by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Every good deed deserves a reward, and I wanted to give my girls  a reward for getting up early on a summer morning and driving two hours to Burlington Mall to wait i ... Read on »
First ever drug to treat Down syndrome! by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Dr Alberto Costa and his daughter Tyche An encouraging article by Dan Hurley in the  Washington Post  describes the clinical trials of the first eve ... Read on »
Morning Star Catholic Girls Camp 2012 by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Friendship, prayer, sports, nature, crafts, music, add up to a week of pure joy. My daughter is radiant when I come to New Hampshire t ... Read on »
The breakthrough we've been waiting for! by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Dr Alberto Costa and  his daughter Tyche.  Since I began blogging six years ago, I have been awaiting news that the research in Down syndrome would ... Read on »
Article on Dr Jerome Lejeune by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Great article on the legacy of Dr Jerome Lejeune by my friend Barbara Curtis in Celebrate Life Magazine. The Culture of Death would come tumbling down if we had a f ... Read on »
Christina's Summer Plans by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome  While Christina was enjoying our new family pool on Sunday, I shocked her by reminding her that she began summer school the next day. She shook her head to say "NO" ... Read on »
Gabbi's 19th Birthday Journe 6/2/12 at OneTrueMedia.com by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Make a video - it's fun, easy and free! www.onetruemedia.com Read on »
Gabbi's 19th Birthday Journe 6/2/12 at OneTrueMedia.com by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Make a video - it's fun, easy and free! www.onetruemedia.com Read on »
Heritage Vineyards for Mother's Day by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Francisco treated the entire family to a Mother's Day brunch at Heritage Trail Vineyards in Lisbon, CT where we sampled the wine with Chef Harry's amazing array of du ... Read on »
Our Visitation Garden by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Our Mary Garden is flowering in time for the Feast of the Visitation, Isabella Maria's feast day. Last year, I planted a couple of wildflower daisies, and they took o ... Read on »