The Bird Family

Posts about things that happen in Little Bird’s Family


Why a diagnosis of Down Syndrome just didn’t matter. 35

by “I don’t give a [expletive deleted] if he has Down Syndrome, Up Syndrome, or Halfway- in-Between Syndrome – would you please stop my wife from bleeding out so she can hold her son?” That was my reaction to the neonatologist’s diagnosis of Down Syndrome in the Emergency Room.  I […]


Would you like to trade babies? (Just kidding)

by Momma Bird tried to warn me that these first few weeks were going to be rough.  She said (paraphrasing) that babies  drive you to the precipice of exhaustion, and right when you are about to jump off, they bust out a smile or a giggle and invigorate you for […]