I remember being a new mom to Avery and watching the second Signing Times video, “Playtime Signs.” At the end, there is an original song by Rachel Coleman. I used to watch the show for myself, just so I could listen to the song, called “The Good.” It brought tears to my eyes, and became a sort-of anthem for my life, then.
a collection of writing by more than sixty moms, subtitled, “How Children with Down Syndrome Have Enriched Our Lives.” Editor Kathryn Lynard Soper has signed a contract for its publication with Woodbine House. The book is scheduled for release in early summer, 2007. For a preview, go here.
and Shari MacDonald Strong’s book project of the same name has a call for submissions here.
If, like me, you’ve found yourself acting as an advocate for your child or children and are interested in writing about the experience, get your submission in before spring, 2007
Blogger Dream Mom has posted a list of the best toys she and her Dear Son have received over the years (her son is now 15, but the suggestions are still very relevant), which you can see here.