Oct 11, 2018
Kelle Hampton is a mother, blogger, and author of the New York Times best-seller, Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected, which centers on the birth of her second daughter, Nella. Kelle’s story is an inspirational journey that perfectly captures the triumph of the human spirit. After giving birth to a daughter with Down Syndrome, Kelle’s world was forever changed. While this wasn’t what she planned for her life, Kelle realized that the happiness she found in her daughter Nella was more than enough for her.
In this episode, Kelle and Jennifer discuss Nella’s birth story and the range of emotions Kelle felt during that week. Kelle discusses her family dynamic and the choice to celebrate Down Syndrome rather than hide or glorify it. Kelle recalls emotionally charged moments of motherhood and the transformation she went through personally throughout this journey. Finally, Jennifer and Kelle advocate for parents to start talking to their kids about Down Syndrome, dyslexia, and other topics that society has deemed taboo.
Full show notes: http://milfpodcast.com/16