Inspiring Blogs

I love reading blogs and I thought that I would share my favorites with you.  Not all of these blogs are about raising a child with special needs, but many of them are.  All of the writers are inspirational and write with raw emotion, straight from the heart. Many also have me spewing coffee across my keyboard due to laughing.  Read on!  (links to blogs coming soon)

(I might have missed a few so please contact me if you would like to be added to the list).




Adventures with Beth [Beth is a young adult with Ds]

As reasonable as can be expected  [about Ds and sewing]

Big Blueberry Eyes - [blog about a beautiful, middler schooler with Ds]

Celebrating Phoenix

Confessions of the Chromosomally Enhanced - The Dueling Divas of Down syndrome

Confessions of a HomeSchooler [great activities for teaching any child]


Down Syndrome Blogs

Ellen Stumbo - Hope & Encouragement for the Special Needs Parent


Garden of Eagan - [SN parent with breast cancer, 5 kids with Ds]

Gillian Marchenko

Happy Soul Project



Just a Little Muchier Muchness [a delightful school-aged girl with Ds]



Surprising Sweetness - [blog about a handsome, school-age boy with Ds & Crohn's dz.]

The Bates Motel

The Beauty of Being Different - a blog about a beautiful little girl with a rare disorder

The Garden of my Heart

The Hailey Herald

The Ordinary Life of an Extraordinary Girl [a lovely teenage girl with Ds]

The Sumulong 3

The Unknown Contributor

This is my life . . . and this is Joy!

Thumb in Mouth [about a little boy with Tuberous Sclerosis]

Trial Run

Uncommon Sense

What a Team

With A Little Moxie - a blog about 3 kids, living off the grid, disability, and travel