How We Learned Happiness

While growing up in a household with two brothers with Down syndrome there has always been one comment that digs under my skin. There are some comments I can let go, like, Wow. Your life must be so difficult. Or, Bless you for your patience. Yes, these too get to me. Because I don’t feelContinue reading “How We Learned Happiness”

To Eric and Levi: I Give You My Dream

To my zany, quirky, sassy, spitfire, loving, caring little brothers, Eric and Levi, First I want to say that, from the moment I met both of you, I knew you were special. Not in the way that the world saw you, but in your character, your smile, and your ability to light up a room.Continue reading “To Eric and Levi: I Give You My Dream”

Making Memories

Today my little brothers celebrated their graduation from high school. Just to test my theory on how big of an impact these dynamos have on the people around them, I asked everyone to explain any memory they had of Eric and Levi. These are the results! 1. 1st let me say congrats to Eric and Levi!Continue reading “Making Memories”

Branching Out

Tomorrow my little brothers are celebrating their graduation from high school. I can’t help but notice all that they have done and all the people they have influenced. Sending out over 100 invitations to people they know and looking through their numerous school awards shows that these boys leave a legacy in everything they do!

The Chronicles of Eric

If you read back to the blog: “When life gives you lemons, sometimes they squirt you in the eye” you will learn a lot about my little booger brother, Eric. This blog is to show you some of the hilarious moments he has brought to our family. Scenario one: When Eric was little, he lovedContinue reading “The Chronicles of Eric”

Down Doggy!

For my next few blogs I am dying to share with you some of my craziest and funniest experiences that I have had with my little brothers. This blog is about Levi. When Levi was younger, he had a bit of an issue on making it to the bathroom. (Whoah! Gross, no one wants toContinue reading “Down Doggy!”

When Life Gives You Lemons, Sometimes They Squirt You in the Eye

So if you read the previous post, you are awesome! Gold Star!! If not, here’s a really really quick run through…I’m the daughter of a pastor in Ohio. I have two older brothers (that are both old enough to be my father) and our newest family addition, is my adorable little brother, Levi,  who wasContinue reading “When Life Gives You Lemons, Sometimes They Squirt You in the Eye”

Spicing Things Up!

In 1994, God dumped an entire bottle of Mrs. Dash on our family. Ok our life was pretty spicy before, but really? A whole bottle? Ok get out the shaker. Shake 1. Picture the late 80’s. My parents had two teenage boys, a dog named Melon (she was a collie..get it?!)  and a herd ofContinue reading “Spicing Things Up!”