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An Uncomplicated LifeHer home from the hospital her parents Paul and Kerry were flooded with worry and uncertainty but also overwhelming love which they channeled to “the job of building the better Jillian” While their daughter had special needs they refused to allow her to grow up needy—“Expect Don’t Accept” became their mantra Little did they know how ready Jillian was to meet their challengePaul tells stories from Jillian’s mischievous childhood and moves to her early adulthood tracing her journey to find happiness and purpose in her adult life sharing endearing anecdotes as well as stories about her inspi

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[PDF / Epub] ★ An Uncomplicated Life ✈ Paul Daugherty – Citybreakscheap.co.uk A father’s exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter with Down syndrome whose vibrant and infectious approach to life has something to teach all of us about how we can better live our own PDF Epub An Uncomplicated Life Paul Daugherty Citybreakscheapcouk A father’s exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter with Down syndrome whose vibrant and infectious approach to life has something to teach all of us about how we can better live our own  A father’s exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter with Down syndrome whose vibrant and infectious approach to life has something to teach all of us about how we can better live our own Jillian An Uncomplicated Epub Daugherty was born with Down syndrome The day they brought

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Ring triumphs Having graduated from high school and college Jillian now works to support herself and has met the love of her life and her husband to be RyanIn An Uncomplicated Life the parent learns as much about life from the child as the child does from the parent Through her unmitigated love for others her sparkling charisma and her boundless capacity for joy Jillian has inspired those around her to live better and fully The day Jillian was born Paul says was the last bad day As he lovingly writes “Jillian is a soul map of our best intentions”—a model of grace boundless joy and love for all of u

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  • Debbie "DJ"

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeWon through GR first reads thank youWhen I received this book I wondered why I had entered a giveaway about a father and daughter relationship as my own is so lacking Then I realized the authors daughter has Down Syndrome I have met many folks with this syndrome and found them to be the most loving joyous and live in the moment people aroundIt is a shame that I found a memoir such as this lacking in depth and heart felt connection The author Paul Daugherty is a sports columnist In this memoir he clearly states that his marriage is the perfect mix he likes to work his wife to nurture In fact he didn't bother to show for his first child's birth he was busy working at a


  • Melinda

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeSuch an uplifting and inspirational story Paul Daugherty shares an intimate reminiscing of his daughter Jillian


  • Leslie

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated Life4255 SurprisedI honestly really enjoyed Jillian's story She is such an amazing funny caring person aaaahhh this was great So glad my teacher made us read this book


  • Travis

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeDisclaimer I received this book for free in a giveaway from Goodreads First Reads I didn't realize until I started reading th


  • Kathy

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeI received an advanced copy of this book from The Reading Room in exchange for an honest opinionThis is a father's memoir of the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs In this case his daughter has Down's syndrome The author shares it all good bad joys sorrows with honesty As a grandparent of a child with special needs I can easily relate to how the parents felt when they learned their child was not normal and over time learned that they had to be constant advocates for their child in every situation It is a never ending jobI have mixed feelings about this book The author is a sports writer and it shows there is no doubt of the author's love for his daughter but the writing style is detached a bit choppy at times wordy and very much like a report Also the book seems to be written fo


  • Mary Kenyon

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeI think this book should be given to every parent whose child is born with Down Syndrome and every teacher who works with them It isn't a book about disabilities but one about hope and abilities of parents helping their child reach her full potential That said for all his talk of God he even mentions a higher Heaven for animals I wondered at his assertion that virginity is uaint damned near Victorian when it came t


  • Christine

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeFull disclosure I have a three year old with Ds I live in the town just South of where Jillian was raised and I already look up to the Daughertys for paving the path for those of us who come after them I only have three years experience raising a child with Ds and it has high highs and low lows As stereotypical as it sounds it really is worth it I don’t see Ds in my daughter’s eyes I see HER This book helps me keep a high bar for her and her achievements I’ve dog eared so many


  • Shari Larsen

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeJillian Daugherty was born with Down syndrome to parents with an overwhelming love for her They wanted the best for their daughter While Jillian had special needs they also wanted to her to have the chances that other so called normal chi


  • Colleen Oakley

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeI won this book as a First Reads giveaway It's a uick read but has a lot of depth and heart — you really feel like you know and have been touched by Paul's daughter Jillian A great reminder that it's what's inside that counts


  • Natalie

    An Uncomplicated Life Reader ¸ Hardcover Ô Paul daugherty An Uncomplicated LifeWow This book is well written It provides new perspective on what it's like to raise a child with Down Syndrome It's not for the faint of heart Highly recommended