Molar Meltdown – A teething toddler in physical therapy.

Somehow I got myself into a situation where I have two children who are teething at the same time. Queue the drool. If you have been following our story either via this blog, instagram or snapchat, then you might look forward to Tuesdays and Thursdays.  These are PT days, which means so much footage of […]

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Special boys need special toys?

No, they don’t.  Special boys need parents who are willing to do the work. What a lovely Christmas we had this year.  It was our first Christmas with our baby girl, our kids were spoiled rotten by our family members, and I ate about 35 Italian cookies. Alright, enough about me. I want to talk […]

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A new baby, and a new definition of the term “special needs”

We’re back, and we’re a new family completely. A son and a daughter.  It is what I always fantasized about when I was younger. Just over six months ago, my daughter Marley Lynn was born.  In my mind, having another child would be a breeze.  If I went through a surprise diagnosis with Nicholas, and […]

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Reminders

Hey everyone. If any of my readers have been pregnant before, you know that pregnancy tends to make you.. well.. a little dumb.  So, I apologize for my long gaps between posts during this pregnancy.  I am too busy trying to remember why I walked into the next room and figuring out how I am […]

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A little bit about Early Intervention Services

Always get a second opinion, and then a third, and maybe a fourth. As a lifelong rule-follower, it was easy for me to listen to every little thing the doctors told me.  They’re doctors, so they know.  I barely knew anything about Down syndrome at the time of my son’s diagnosis.  So, how could I […]

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The ripple effect.

I did it.  I did the wrong thing.  I limited my own son. I was watching him do physical therapy this week, and the therapist held a toy that looked like it was miles away from him, and expected him to reach for it.  She might as well have asked him to reach up and […]

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