My Family, Pray and Give Thanks

Why Did God Give Me A Child With Down Syndrome?

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?

Activities, Therapies

Riding at The Riding for Disabled Association (RDA)

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)

Activities, Education

That Girl Has Down Syndrome

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

My Family

Trust ME.

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.

My Family

Charis* ♥ Grace ♥ 恩

“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