Some may know that the month of October is Dwarfism Awareness Month. A lot of friends have been posting daily facts about dwarfism, and while I love this idea… I don’t have it in me this year. Some days I have no clue if the ‘2’ on my clock is am or pm! But… what I do know is: as I begin each week with a Marvelous Monday post, I am reminded that I have so much to be thankful for.
Dwarfism is, in fact, something I am thankful to have so deeply embedded in my life. I’ve become a part of an amazing, diverse community. My family has grown to love through some of the hardest days and nights, through emotional and financial turmoil, and for better, worse and whatever the heck happens in between.
Our children are what make each week marvelous. They are what start our day and complete our late hours. Adelaide and Camille bring new meaning to thankful.
On that note, my most important fact about dwarfism:
There are a lot of things that differ between people with dwarfism and people without- just as there are a lot of things that differ between any two people. Remind yourself, however, that all people are the children of other people. They’re sons and daughters, cousins, siblings, friends…