Category: Down syndrome

Eight years of Down syndrome

We recently celebrated the eighth birthday of our son second son, Cooper. Cooper arrived in our lives eight years ago and we entered a world that we knew nothing about nor did we want to be part of it. See, our son Cooper has Down syndrome so eight years ago, we became parents of a child with special needs. I wish I could say that I handled this graciously, but, the truth is I really did not. This was not what I wanted, it was not what I had prayed for and I remember months of walking through... Read More
Posted by Amanda Savage at Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015

Hit my Knees - repost

Today, January 11, 2015 marks 3 years since my son, Cooper had his sternum reopened to clean out an infection that developed in his chest after open heart surgery two weeks earlier. When we spoke to the doctors after surgery, all they could tell us was that they had gotten all of the infection. However, they were unable to give us the 100% assurance that he would fully recover and be okay. My son was so sick and it was an incredibly scary road to walk down. God did heal Cooper and if you were... Read More
Posted by Amanda Savage at Sunday, Jan 11, 2015