Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years With Down Symdrome ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jennifer Graf Groneberg

Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years With Down Symdrome

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Publication date: April 2008
ISBN: 9781440634710
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Customer Reviews Customer Rating: Ratings: 17 Reviews: 17 See All Reviews Inspirational by Anonymous Customer Rating: See Detailed Ratings As a mother to a son who is just turning one and was diagnosed with Down Syndrome this was the 1st book I went to and bought. I was amazed to read a book and connect with the writer in such a way. She talked about all the fears and anxiety that I was feeling at the time. She also described the joy and happiness that I felt. This book is not only a great read for the parents but for the extended... A must-read for new parents facing a DS diagnosis by Anonymous Customer Rating: See Detailed Ratings This book took my breath away with its factual, emotional, and honest capturing of the journey through the birth, diagnosis, and early growth of a child with Down syndrome. Groneberg clearly displays the confusion, guilt, exhaustion, fear, and (later) unparalleled joy that the news, 'Your baby has Down syndrome' brings. I hope that all new parents of babies with DS will read this book... Grateful For Jennifer & Family by Anonymous Customer Rating: See Detailed Ratings This book of many stories touched my heart. Tears appeared frequently along with smiles as the author took my hand in hers along her journey. Honesty, realization of truth, acceptance and loving compassion shown by Jennifer, Mother, Wife, Daughter, Sister and Friend is truly remarkable. It would be my privilege to call her friend. Buy and share this read. A Warm, Moving and Ultimately Healing Read. by Anonymous Customer Rating: See Detailed Ratings I've read many books since my son was born with Down syndrome. Only this book and 'Gifts' have I found genuinely inspirational. Not only is the writing beautiful, but it is genuinely comforting to share the thoughts of someone who has already walked your path and made the conscious decision to make the journey a little easier for you. I smiled, laughed, frowned and cried. Ultimately the book... Overview - Road Map to Holland Product Details Pub. Date: April 2008 Publisher: Penguin Group US Sold By: PENGUIN GROUP (USA) KIRKWOOD - Format: NOOKbook (eBook) , 192pp Sales Rank: 424,577 File Size: 345 KB ISBN-13: 9781440634710 ISBN: 1440634718 Available only in the U.S. Synopsis An exceptional memoir that provides emotional insight and practical advice. It's like planning a trip to Italy, only to get off the plane and discover you're actually in Holland. You need a new road map, and fast... When Jennifer Groneberg and her husband learned they'd be having twin boys, their main concern was whether they'd need an addition on their house. Then, five days after Avery and Bennett were born, Avery was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Here, Jennifer shares the story of what followed. She dealt with doctors-some who helped, and some who were disrespectful or even dangerous. She saw some relationships in her life grow stronger, while severing ties with people who proved unsupportive. And she continues to struggle to find balance in the hardships and joys of raising a child with special needs. This book is a resource, a companion for parents, and above all, a story of the love between a mother and her son-as she learns that Avery is exactly the child she never knew she wanted.
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