I don’t know, if you’re like me at all, my stress level the last couple of weeks has just been ridiculous. The whole thing about having a hard time working, and having the kids home, and then the stress about having a child who is susceptible to respiratory issues, but still having to go out and get groceries, and all of that….it is exceptionally stressful.
So I am just curious, how is your stress level right now?
Regardless of where you’re at, I want to give you the one, the number one thing that you can do to help bring down your stress.
My Own Story
I am so glad to be back. I took a couple of days, went to a conference and also have been trying to get over this cough. For those who have been watching for a while, I did go to the doctor, and they confirmed there is nothing wrong with me more than spasming bronchioles.
Well let’s get into it. If you don’t know me, my name is Josh Decker and I am so glad that you are joining in. I definitely encourage you to go back and listen to some of my previous videos talking a little bit about what we know about Down Syndrome.
So I was planning to have Noah on this morning, but apparently he had other plans this morning. So I want to jump right in and share with a couple stories about advocating for our kids and why it’s so important to understand what’s really going on inside of them.
I want to talk for a minute about the difference between advocating for inclusion and treatment for our kids. What I have found in the Down Syndrome community is that sometimes there is, outside of major things would either require surgery or prescriptive intervention on an emergency basis, there is this idea that there is nothing wrong with our kids. So I want to talk about this and dig into it and understand given what we talked about yesterday given the extra genetic material and what it does, and making sure our minds are right before we start digging into more of that science part of what’s actually going on with our kids.