When Her Daughter Was Born Different, She Was Crushed. 'Til She Figured Out THIS List.

Inspiring Words

 

When you get the news that your child is different or has special needs, it's devastating and scary.

 

Your mind eventually begins to think through ALL the things you imagine your son or daughter will NOT being able to do.

 

Well, this mom has created a POWERFUL list of all the things she is confident her daughter, Adele, regardless of her down syndrome, WILL do. This list is full off encouragement and will EMPOWER her daughter as she ages. Note to self: this list of (50) is for EVERYONE.

 

 

These are the things my daughter, Adele, and her friends will do:

 

 

1. Change the world

 

2. Impact lives

 

3. Smile

 

*She's got that down pat, already!

 

4. Love deeply

 

5. Join Special Olympics

 

6. Make friends

 

7. Go to school in a mainstream classroom

 

8. Volunteer

 

9. Get a job

 

10. Make others laugh

 

11. Teach the world about kindness, love and respect

 

12. Travel

 

13. Dance

 

14. Make the world a better place

 

15. Go to college

 

16. Date

 

17. Get in trouble

 

18. Tell jokes

 

19. Make us proud

 

20. Learn skills to live on their own

 

21. Talk back to their parents

 

22. Learn to drive a car

 

23. Experience ups and downs

 

24. Teach us to slow down

 

25. Show us true beauty

 

 

26. Enjoy life

 

27. Create peace

 

28. Teach us about honesty

 

29. Hug with meaning

 

30. Teach us that giving is better than receiving

 

31. Teach us how to care for others

 

32. Show us how to listen without judgement

 

33. Hard work always pays off

 

34. Just relax

 

35. Set no limits

 

36. Know anything is possible

 

Mark 10:27

 

37. Be genuine

 

38. Learn to say what you mean and mean what you say

 

39. Know that it can be done

 

40. Encourage us to find your our strengths and talents

 

41. Teach us about not judging others

 

42. Demonstrate unconditional love

 

43. Not doubt their abilities and capabilities

 

 

44. Realize life is pretty good

 

45. Value family and friends

 

46. Teach us to be patient

 

47. Show others life should be valued and lived to the fullest

 

48. Teach us to sit, look around, listen, talk, be a good friend

 

49. Play sports, join clubs, win awards, gossip with friends

 

50. Enrich our lives and those around us 

 

Our Differences Are Beautiful, Not Wrong. This Mother Proves That!

 

 

Psalm 105:4

 

Credit: A Perfrect Extra Chromosome

 

Here is a mother who addresses comments about her down syndrome son.