Author Archives: Shon Christy

Three Important Lessons for Father’s Day

Guest Blogger Shon Christy

As a father of five, Father’s Day has always been a special day for me!  It is a little more special because six years ago my first and only son was born on Father’s Day weekend.  Beckett was born with some health challenges and also happened to have Down syndrome.  We knew that he would have Down syndrome so that wasn’t a surprise to us. We had done plenty of research and talked to people all over the country from doctors, the National Down Syndrome Society, the Upside of Downs in Northeast Ohio, and probably most importantly other families in Summit County to help prepare us for what that might mean.  Read More ›

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