Category Archives: Road Map to Holland

Happy Mother’s Day!

Here’s a beautiful new slideshow from Kurt Wilson of The Missoulian.  This is a post-surgery Avery, but you can see how busy, and active, and happy his recovery has been.  And this is the link to the accompanying article by Vince Devlin, … Continue reading

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I love this!

Thank you, Connie!

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Could you use a little hope and love in the New Year?

Or maybe you want to see pictures of Tom and the kids? Maybe you’d like to hear my strange combination Midwest/Montana accent? If so, I share with you my new video:

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More free Road Maps!

Michelle at Big Blueberry Eyes has 3 autographed copies of my book to share.  We met at the NDSC and you can see a picture of us there, me wearing my only good dress, which I later realized is an optical … Continue reading

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Free Road Map!

If you’ve been wishing you could read my book Road Map to Holland, but haven’t had the chance, it might be your lucky day!  Sunflower Mom of Sunflower Stories has a copy to share in her first ever blog give-away.

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Permission to slow down

I received this email from Amelie, who blogs at Lola’s verrückte Welt. She writes: When I learned that Lola, my now 10 month old daughter, had Down syndrome, or at least, when I first had this suspection, on my own, … Continue reading

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Has anything more happened with Cathy?

I’m asked about Cathy often. I think there is a hope, and I understand this hope, that she will somehow come across my book and recognize herself in it and will have a change of heart. If she did, I … Continue reading

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Road Map in Italy

This beautiful image was sent to me by Connie Wenk. She writes, “As I sat on our balcony with your AMAZING book, enjoying it and my obligatory Italian cappuccino, my father-in-law’s Italian map was laying next to me on the … Continue reading

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Learning love from baby Grace

There was a woman in the audience for Saturday’s NDSC workshop: I can see her clearly, she was sitting near the aisle toward the middle. She had dark, shoulder-length hair and in a nearby stroller was her baby. Before the … Continue reading

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Just home now…

from Boston, where this year’s National Down Syndrome Congress Convention was held. There is so much to share: so many memories, like meeting people from the Internet who always felt like old friends, but now they really do, since I … Continue reading

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Another voice of experience

Laura, sister to Theresa, shared this with me: I just finished reading Roadmap to Holland and enjoyed every bit of it! My 16-year-old sister has Down syndrome; your story is very similar to hers in the medical concerns she had … Continue reading

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A voice of experience

I received this email from Katie, mom to four, including an adult daughter with Down syndrome. She writes, I have just finished reading your book Road Map to Holland. I am the parent of a 25-year-old daughter who has Down … Continue reading

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More moms reading Road Map

Jennifer recalls her experience with her baby’s capillary hemangioma, which a doctor casually referred to as a “birth defect” at Snapshot. She also writes about Road Map for this week’s “5 Minutes for Books” at 5 Minutes for Mom. (Go … Continue reading

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Help?

It’s been a little more than 2 months since Road Map’s release; most of you, Pinwheels readers, have been with me through it all, even before the book was published, while I was still writing and then later, fretting, and … Continue reading

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“Amost unreadable. But that’s a compliment.”

Mmoon of Everything Happens for a Reason related to my story so much that it was difficult for her to read, at times. She writes, “I’m on page 37 of Road Map to Holland by Jennifer Graf Groneberg. I’m sure … Continue reading

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