Now You See Us

People Think I'm Sad About My Daughter's Down Syndrome, So Here's The Truth

Roughly 15 percent of American children have a developmental disability, and since at least 16 million children have been born to millennials, many of those children are being raised by young parents. In Romper's Now You See Us series, six women 35…
By Hillary Savoie & Celine Robinson

I Love My Profoundly Disabled Son. I Also Feel Like I'm Drowning

Roughly 15 percent of American children have a developmental disability, and since at least 16 million children have been born to millennials, many of those children are being raised by young parents. In Romper's Now You See Us series, six women 35…
By Hillary Savoie & Amanda Smith

When You See My Happy Family At Church, You Don't See The Struggle

Roughly 15 percent of American children have a developmental disability, and since at least 16 million children have been born to millennials, many of those children are being raised by young parents. In Romper's Now You See Us series, six women 35…
By Hillary Savoie & Elise Murphy

Why I'm Spending My Late Twenties Raising Kids Who "Aren't Mine"

Roughly 15 percent of American children have a developmental disability, and since at least 16 million children have been born to millennials, many of those children are being raised by young parents. In Romper's Now You See Us series, six women 35…
By Hillary Savoie & Virginia Contreras

The Real Reason I Hid My Son's Disability For So Long

Roughly 15 percent of American children have a developmental disability, and since at least 16 million children have been born to millennials, many of those children are being raised by young parents. In Romper's Now You See Us series, six women 35…
By HIllary Savoie & Sylvia Klein

You Can't See My Child

Roughly 15 percent of American children have a developmental disability, and since at least 16 million children have been born to millennials, many of those children are being raised by young parents. In Romper's Now You See Us series, six women 35…
By Hillary Savoie & Jessica Jenkins

Don't Know Any Young Moms With Special Needs Kids? They Probably Unfriended You

Amanda Smith’s voice halts periodically as she talks about her 9-month-old son Oscar. After a totally uneventful pregnancy, Oscar was born with a rare genetic mutation neither Smith nor her husband carry. He spent the first two months of his life in…
By Hillary Savoie