october is down syndrome awareness month. in order to raise awarenes for down syndrome the blog unringing the bell has set up its 4th annual challenge for bloggers to post each day of the month of october - hence the 31. the 21 comes from trisomy 21, which is another name for down syndrome. i do not have a child with down syndrome...but a very dear friend of mine does. her blog is called life with five leggs and if you have the time i suggest you head over and check it out. besides writing her infamous long winded witty posts - she shares some very heartwarming stories about her son johnny...who has ds.
if you want to support a great cause then head over to unringing the bell and grab a button. spread the word about down syndrome and help raise awareness for a very special group of people and their families!