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​.

Framing a Family

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Framing A Family will guide you to giving your children a childhood they do not need to recover from! This book will strengthen your family, inspiring you to build your home with encouragement, empowerment, forgiveness, and most important love. You will:

  • Gain proven tips and tools to empower, encourage, and strengthen your family
  • Let go of your expectations and embrace the hard times and the good times with an open mind
  • Build your confidence as you raise the self esteem of each family member creating an unshakable unit
  • Forgive, heal and move forward in the present moment with action steps that build family
  • Learn tried and true methods to build a foundation, raising confident children
"Robin's wonderful stories illustrate her challenges and how she has been able to turn these challenges into personal victories and inspirational nuggets of hope for other people. I am happy to recommend this book to anyone who needs encouragement, hope, and direction to take their lives to the next level, to live life to the fullest with love, empowerment, and integrity."
--Stacey Toupin, Life and Career Coach



"Framing a Family teaches parents around the world the value of family, union, and unity. She both guides us and gives us tools and skills. The way she raises her children is a inspiration and we can all learn valuable lessons from her experiences. Robin is a hardworking, fun-loving, wise mother. I have found all of Robin's books and talks to be empowering and uplifting."--Mia Bredenkamp, Bultfontein, FS, South Africa

Robin Marvel is a multi-published author and speaker in the field of self-development. Despite a childhood filled with abuse, homelessness, and teen pregnancy, Robin has overcome many challenges to make her life one of purpose. Today she has devoted her life to show others how to do the same. Using her story, books, and workshops as tools, she is inspiring others to break cycles and choose to live the life they desire.


Another empowering book from Marvelous Spirit Press

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