Most people would say that when you receive a diagnosis like Down syndrome you go through a whole range of emotions. That was certainly true for me.

Looking back there are so many things I wish I understood, but I really believe that there is nothing anyone can say or do that will make everything all okay for you in an instant. It’s a journey with many stages. There is no way around it, you have to go through it. You have to live it.

Ahead of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the DSDN asked us moms to share a letter written to our diagnosis day self. None of this is news to those who know us, but here is ours

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network: Dear Me