Nancy Schwartz on Raising a Son with Trisomy 21 / Down Syndrome

Nancy Schwartz:”Up, Not Down Syndrome: Uplifting Lessons Learned from Raising a Son with Trisomy 21″

Presented February 11, 2021
for Phoenixville Public Library

Up, Not Down Syndrome is a love letter and a map. Experience how it feels to think your life is over after having an unlovable baby. At first the loss seems impossible to overcome. Alex becomes Nancy’s greatest teacher. Love is stronger than fear. Everyone has gifts. The book consists of three parts: the story, the lessons Alex taught Nancy, and Alex’s perspective. Up, Not Down Syndrome is a promise to stay positive, no matter what: up, not down. Nancy’s journey gets to the core of what it is to be human.

Nancy M. Schwartz has taught in Pennsylvania for 26 years. She holds certificates as an ESL program specialist, reading specialist, and elementary and early education teacher. Nancy’s undergraduate degree came from Temple University, and she attended graduate school at Saint Joseph’s University. Nancy spent several summers studying at the Teachers College Columbia University, Reading and Writing Project. She enjoys ballet, reading, writing, art, fashion, animals, music, and, most of all, motherhood. This is her first book. More info at https://upnotdownbook.com​.

Another Way

SKU 978-1-61599-259-1
$17.95
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UPC: 978-1-61599-259-1
Brand: Loving Healing Press
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Author: Holli Kenley
Pages: 174

High school. Dating. Sex. 14 year old Chloe Wheeler wonders - is she ready?

Finding it uncomfortable talking with her parents, Chloe turns to her best friend--Amanda Hill. Searching for guidance, they attend a nondenominational youth group where Pastor Rick Summers is facilitating a series of talks on sex entitled Another Way. At the first group meeting, Chloe meets football star Tyrell Fields. As they begin dating and Chloe’s feelings intensify, she grabs hold of the lessons of Another Way and discovers...

  • Her worth.
  • Her voice.
  • Her levels of readiness.
  • Her power to make healthy decisions."Holli Kenley beautifully shares in Another Way how young people can embrace confidence and self-empowerment as they find their way through the challenges of the teen years."
    Cathy Taughinbaugh--Parent Coach, Helping Parents Find Peace"Another Way is an indispensable book for teens and those who care about them...Holli Kenley has done it again with this practical, entertaining, and bold book."
    Jill Osborne, Eds, LPC, RPT - Helping Families Reconnect"Another Way introduces our young readers to a new way of thinking. Through self-discovery and self-empowerment, Chloe learns there truly is Another Way--a way to stand strong with honesty and personal integrity."
    Judy Herzanek – Changing Lives Foundation"Another Way is one of those great reads that is sure to find an audience with readers of all ages."
    Cyrus Webb – Host of Conversations LIVE, Editor-in-Chief Conversations MagazineLearn more at www.HolliKenley.com
    From Loving Healing Press www.LHPress.com
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