Confessions of a parent: I used to have – by the book – expectations for my children

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My oldest was two years old when I discovered the vastness of expectations I had placed on her. A discovery brought to light with the birth of her baby sister, who greeted us with an extra chromosome, a diagnosis of Down syndrome. A baby that without warning challenged the same expectations her big sister had been fulfilling. . . .

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