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Thursday, September 17, 2015

9th Annual 31 for 21 Blogging for Down Syndrome

The 9th Annual blog challenge called "31 for 21" is almost upon us! I feel like most everyone knows what "31 for 21" is all about, but in case there are some new bloggers joining in here is a quick recap:

- Down syndrome is 3 copies of the 21st chromosome (in medical terms it is Trisomy 21, frequently shortened to T21).
- October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
- There are 31 days in Oct
- Blog every day (31) in Oct to raise awareness/acceptance about Down syndrome (T21)
- So ... 31 for 21 Blog Challenge

A couple of guidelines:
- You don't have to blog about Down syndrome every day; just blog every day about whatever you want
- You should mention, at least once, that you are participating in "31 for 21"
- You don't have to be a parent, or grandparent, of someone with Down syndrome to participate
- Grab the button and post somewhere on your blog or in a blog post
- Sign Mr Linky so other bloggers can see all the participants
- Meet new bloggers
- Use #31for21 on social media

I will be sharing blogs from participating bloggers on the Big Blueberry Eyes Facebook page.

Here is a link to topic ideas to get you thinking about what to blog about. If you have any other topics please let me know so I can add them to the list.

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Please add your blog to the list of participating bloggers:
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16 comments:

Evana Sandusky, Special Purposed Mom said...

Thanks for doing this. Looking forward to participating!

Frau Rumpel said...

Thanks for hosting again :-) we are looking forward to be part of it again and I'm so curious about all the others! Last year was great, many people were a little bit disappointed when October ended. ..

Katie said...

This will be my first year participating. Looking forward to it!

Cate said...

I'm in. Feeling nostalgic. :)

Mardra - Grown Ups and Downs said...

Let's do this!
- Ms

Kathleen Beres Rogers said...

Woo hoo! I've never been able to do this, so THIS IS THE YEAR!

Megan Landmeier said...

Um.... wish me luck.

Katie Watson said...

Waiting until the last minute... and now I'm linked. Here we go!

pignat said...

I love this. This will be my first year participating and I'm going to try my best. First I need to figure out how to get the linkie on my blog!

Tina
*three with a twist*

karynslater said...

Linked up! And I'm with Megan...wish me luck! 3 kids 4 and under and another on the way makes for one tiiiiiiiiiiired mama!

Deborah said...

I signed up ... but I'm probably not posting til later tonight. :) And we'll see if I can keep it up. I think I fizzled out last year.

Lee said...

First timer! Ready for the challenge :)

Julie said...

Ive done this on FB most years but never on my blog! Hoping to use this to get back to blogging regularly! Im a late night poster because I have 4 kids 8 and under, the oldest 2 with DS. That makes me tired just reading that.

Angela Olsen said...

This is my first time participating in the challenge, too! What a great group of people to be blogging alongside. Thanks so much for hosting!

Maya said...

I'm in too. Also feeling nostalgic. Blaming Cate. :)

Manel Cruz said...

hi, i posted the link number 41, the name is not correct. the name of blog is "Andrea Down". Manel is my name. you can change it... ? i think that i'm not able to post every day une strip (the blog is a webcomic)... :(
good job!!