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Dawn Vargo

Dawn Vargo is a freelance writer, wife and mother of two young children, one of whom was born with a rare, congenital birth defect.

Redefining Perfect: Meeting God in the Midst of an Adverse Diagnosis

Redefining Perfect: Meeting God in the Midst of an Adverse Diagnosis

Ron and Genie’s third pregnancy was something of a surprise, and they chose to recognize it as a blessing. But then the concerns started piling up, including markers for Down syndrome and significant heart defects.

Raising Children on the Autism Spectrum

Parenting kids with a variety of special needs is certainly challenging, yet Katie Lundquist has found ways to work with all of them – including those on the autism spectrum. Most of all, she’s learned to be a student of each one of her children.

Parenting Children With Disabilities: Facing the Questions

Parents who are constantly answering questions about a child with special needs can find it emotionally and mentally draining. Yet awkward questions can also be opportunities to affirm the sanctity and dignity of every life.

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