"I decided on the Doritos theme because I have known her for seven years and there has not been a day that I have not seen her eat Doritos," Shaedon told The Huffington Post. "She absolutely loves them!"
In another article 48 parents shared with Huffington Post the things that made their child with Down syndrome special. Almost all of the comments mentions how kind their children are, how sensitive they are to other's feelings and how intelligent they are. In other words, what makes their child different isn't the extra chromosome, but their unique talents and nature. Like these parents, Shaedon sees Carlie for who she is.
Stacie Simpson is a FamilyShare staff writer. She loves listening to, gathering and sharing stories and advice to help others improve their quality of life. She spends most of her free time with her husband, ballroom dancing, reading and writing.