We’ve had so much fun meeting so many wonderful families who have children born with Down syndrome. Many of these families have a blog where they share their story, and we want to showcase some of those blogs here.
If you have a blog about your child with Down syndrome please fill out the form at the bottom of the list and let us know about it!
In order to be sure we provide our readers with a valuable andÂ encouragingÂ list of Down syndrome blogs, so in order to be included on the list your blog must:
- Be updated at least once a month.
- BeÂ encouraging.
We look forward to seeing your blog on the list! (By the way, it would be awesome if you would include a link back to our blog on your site. It’s notÂ necessaryÂ to beÂ includedÂ on the list, but we wouldÂ appreciateÂ it!) Â All you have to do to add our button to your blog is copy and paste the code located at the bottom of our sidebar! Thanks!
Blogs About Down Syndrome
We felt led to adopt a child with Down syndrome and then we were blessed with one biologically! Â Neely is such a gift to our family and we love sharing our family’s journey on our blog!
Follow Tessa as she grows and read her mommma’s monthly letter to her! Â Also, get a parent’s perspective on raising a child with a little something extra special!
Nick’s world… The rest of us our just trying to keep up. Â That includes how he likes to get our goat including the 26 fire alarm pulls since third grade. Â Beyond this Nick is a cool, funny guy who takes great pride in his work and making you smile. Â Oh and he has autism too.
Life with Leo is shown through the eyes of a mom, a dad who is a teacher and musician, a teenage sister, and toddler brother.
Struggling with infertility, our family forever changed after our first IVF cycle. Half way through our miracle pregnancy, we received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. Eli is our biggest blessing and we have been enhanced by him! Follow our journey: life, crafting, family.
Up–the–down–staircase shares our experience of raising a little boy with Down syndrome and how truly blessed we are.
Felix arrived, with a little something extra, and has completed our family so perfectly. My blog is about the joys of raising a child with Down Syndrome, and a few mentions of his 7 amazing siblings as well.
The day our daughter Kiki was born, her unexpected diagnosis changed our world forever. Follow our family as we find joy in learning through life’s beauty, bumps, and bruises.
Our great adventure of raising our daughter with Down’s has just begun… Can’t wait to experience all the joy and love she will bring this world!
A story about my amazing son and how he has changed our family for the better. The blog charts our son’s development, the imapct of Down Syndrome on a sibling. It’s a mothers perspective – honest and simple.
In September 2011 we changed from just Â boring, typical parens to the exciting life of Â parents of a child with Down Syndrome. This blog is about our lives with our Wee Pie, Grayson, who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth. And his typically developing older sister, Marloe, who is only 15 months older than him. Times are good, but boy are they hectic!
An upbeat blog from Brazil, about raising a special needs baby, with warm stories and cool tips.
Follow our journey through newlywed life, medical school, and pregnancy/parenthood. Â Our daughter’s extra chromosome makes us extra excited to meet her!
Our Dream Come True is the title of our blog, but also the title of our life. Everyday I have the opportunity to love and be loved by the Lord, my handsome husband, and my sweet Baby Baker. Our journey is not perfect, or glamorous, but it’s ours and it’s a dream come true.
Ben is 4 and the youngest boy at our house. Â He works hard to try to keep up with his brothers, despite his diagnosis of Down syndrome. Â He loves to play sports, learn, sign and has been reading sight words since age two. We hope our blog can inspire others to that kids with Down syndrome can accomplish amazing things!
When I received Regan’s diagnosis 8 months ago I found comfort and strength in Down syndrome blogs, and read them until I couldn’t look at a computer any longer. Now that I have come to terms, and accepted this diagnosis, I wanted to Pay It Forward, if you will – attempt to help another family that may receive this diagnosis.
Having a child with Down syndrome has been an epiphany. Â It has been a journey of transformation in which we have learned things we needed to know about ourselves, others, and the bond that connects us all. Â It is with gratitude that I am compelled to share our metamorphasis in the hopes that somewhere there will be others who also can “slip the surly bonds of earth and touch the face of God”.
18.Â Noah’s Ups and Downs
My blog tells Noah’s story and his development. Â I try to focus on information that expecting mothers may be interested in if they get a prenatal diagnosis for their child.
I’m Tom, a UK based thirty something father to three beautiful children and husband to my soulmate Karen. I started this blog as a means to talk about stuff, get things out in the open, a bit like an online therapy I guess and to celebrate the progress of my beautiful daughter Rosie who was born in March 2011 with Down’s Syndrome (DS) and a Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD).
Studies show that approximately 90% of women who receive a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome choose to end their pregnancy. Our child is one of the lucky ten percent to be born. We want the world to know the blessing of raising a child with Down Syndrome. Then perhaps they will see that we are the lucky ten percent!
21. My Right Eye
Not specifically about Down syndrome, but more about someone with Down syndrome, his passion for photography and his capabilities rather than his challenges. Shortly the blog will be featuring other young adults with DS who love photography, with links to their own work.
I am a mom on a mission to share our story and educate others about our unique family. Â Our journey includes sweet Brinkley, our blessing with a little something extra, and Reese, our bi-racial son adopted from foster care.
Patrick and his brothers is a blog about raising a beautiful little boy with that extra chromosome along with his four older brothers. Â Parenting any child is hard work and we have to try to find joy in every moment, even the hard ones.
Greetings from Malaysia! I’m sharing the journey of our 3rd child, baby Iyad who was diagnosed to have Mosaic Down Syndrome at birth. We are very much blessed with his presence and will give our best to help him reach his maximum potential.
We wanted to share how joyful our life has been with Monica. Â We’ve added a contemporaneous posting for each year of her 20 years so far and plan to keep it going. Â This blog is somewhat unique because it has our musings over 20 years, not a lookback, but how we felt (always joyful) and captured our feelings at that time. Â We also have a 20 year photojournal that captures her development into a young lady.
26.Â Little Bird’s Dad
This is the story of a dad’s relationship, told through illustrated stories, with a newborn diagnosed at birth with Downs Syndrome.
27.Â Mini and Mum
Introducing the world to Mini, a cool little chick with down syndrome for who the sky’s the limit.Like any family,we have ups and downs,tears and laughter but this is life and we are living it.
28. Living By Faith
“Living by Faith” is where I share our journey with Levi (our 2 year old that has Down syndrome) and his 4 year old brother. My blog has a little bit of everything…parenting tips, devotional thoughts, and updates on our family. Be sure to check out my “Special Needs Mom” poem and “I Do Not Have Special Needs” video (links across the top of the blog.)
29.Â Tough Little Boys
Tough Little Boys is dedicated to my sons Ethan and Elijah. Ethan was born with Down syndrome. We had a prenatal diagnosis. I blog to share what our life is like so other families feel at ease as they recently received diagnosis, treatments, or surgeries. I advocate and educate for my son and our family!
30.Â Little Olsen
We’re a family living in the moment and dreaming of the future. Our son, Sam, was born in May 2012 with Down syndrome. We thought that might change our dream of living in East Africa, but God has called us to this path & our children are a big part of that calling. We’re currently in Kenya, preparing to move here full-time in two years.
21.Â Wonderfully Made…
My blog is an honest to goodness look at life…sometimes silly and sappy, sometimes scary, but always spontaneous. Â Josh having Down Syndrome is just a little part of our lives, but that little part has made a lasting (and large) impression on my life and the lives of others. Â My stories aren’t only about Down Syndrome, but God does use it quite frequently to teach me His ways. Â We are blessed!