The friends that ‘grow’ with you are the ones you’ll have for life.

I am sure you’ve all experienced it. Maybe there were people you met in college that you spent every day with, and now never speak to.  Or the person who you were inseparable with in high school is now someone you couldn’t pick out in a lineup. Maybe your whole facebook newsfeed is filled with […]

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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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Our weekend getaway… to the children’s hospital…

What a weekend plan we had!!  We were going to go to Hudson Falls, spend time with family, maybe do some shopping, and go to an aquarium! That is not the weekend we had. As many of you fellow Down Syndrome parents know, there are many possible medical risks that we have to look out […]

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Aren’t you Afraid?

For months I have had so much guilt about not posting to the blog.  But, I have a good excuse.. I think. I have been too busy eating all of the oranges I can handle. Puking my guts out, and falling asleep sitting up. You guessed it… I am pregnant again!     This pregnancy […]

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Never Stop Advocating

Hey moms, ever find yourself crying in a chair at a special needs advocacy center? Yeah me either… Just kidding.  Did that today. This advocating business is hard. So far, there has been two instances during Nicholas’ lifetime where I have taken advice from trusted professionals that was incorrect.  That’s twice too many.  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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