15 January 2015

50 Things That My Child With Down Syndrome Will Do

I've been thinking about yesterday's post. I felt that I needed to write part two.

What Adele and her friends WILL do. :)

1) Change the world
2) Impact lives
3) Smile
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 and respect
29) Hug with meaning
30) Teach us that giving is better than receiving
31) How to care for others
32) How to listen without judgement
33) Hard work always pays off
34) Just relax
35) Don't set limits
36) Anything is possible
37) Be genuine
38) Say what you mean and mean what you say
39) It can be done
40) Will encourage you to find your own strengths and talents
41) Will teach you about not judging others
42) Teach us to love with all of your heart
43) Don't doubt their abilities and capabilities
44) Life is pretty good
45) Value your family and friends
46) Teach us to be patient
47) Show others that life should be valued and lived to the fullest
48) Teach us to sit, look around, listen, talk, be a good friend to others
49) Play sports, join clubs, win awards, gossip with friends
50) Our beautiful children will enrich our lives and those around us

The world is filled with judgement, stereotypes and ignorance. Our beautiful children will encourage us to be kind to others, to love with all of our hearts and let others know that different really is beautiful. We all have our own strengths and talents, we are all unique. We are all on our own journeys.


  1. This post is PERFECTION!! Loved it :)

    1. Thanks JC! I thought I needed a follow up. :) xo

  2. Wow!! This is beautiful! I love reading your blog! My sister is nearly 17 and she has Down syndrome. She's amazing and continues to grow and surprise us with her life! Thank you for writing, it's very inspiring! I'm also writing a blog about my sister here's the link TheLifeOfLittleMissPink@blogspot.com

    1. TheLifeOfLittleMissPink.blogspot.com

    2. Hi Jacquelyn,
      Thank you so very much for the kind message. I really appreciate it. I can't wait to check out your blog! Love the title! :) Hugs to you and your sister. xo Krista

  3. I hope it also inspires you as your blog is inspiring to me! (And very clearly to so many others!) 😊

  4. I have an 18-year-old grandson with Down syndrome. It has been such a joy to watch him grow and do those things :)