A friend asked me, 'Have you ever wondered why God gave you a child with DS when others have typical children?' She said she knew all the theoretical answers but wanted to know how I would respond. WAH.....this is a tough one man!! Actually, to be honest, I've never really asked God this question. Ha!… Continue reading Why Did God Give Me A Child With Down Syndrome?
I was privileged to be given an opportunity to share at ANZA’s Melbourne Cup Lunch Party on 1 November 2011 on how RDA has been a blessing to us. RDA, founded in 1982, provides free therapeutic horse riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities from all over Singapore. I homeschool my three children, ages… Continue reading Riding at The Riding for Disabled Association (RDA)
One day when we were in the compound shared by two schools, (one was a school for special needs children), Li-Ann interrupted my conversation with a few moms and said, 'That girl has Down syndrome.' Out of curiosity, I turned my head toward the girl LA pointed at, only to see her back. From what… Continue reading That Girl Has Down Syndrome
God said,‘Trust Me.’ when I wondered about Li-Ann in my womb. God said,‘Trust Me.’ when the doctor saw a white dot on Li-Ann’s heart. God said,‘Trust Me.’ when I decided not to do any further tests. God said,‘Trust Me.’ when I couldn’t breastfeed Li-Ann when she was born. God said,‘Trust Me.’ when we found out… Continue reading Trust ME.
“Ann” means “grace; favour”. Her Chinese name “恩” has a similar meaning. We thanked God for His grace and kindness when He gave us Li-Ann but it was only after she was born that we see and receive these blessings. When it was confirmed that Li-Ann has Down syndrome, Chee Meng and I shared our thoughts… Continue reading Charis* ♥ Grace ♥ 恩