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.