Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summer Dreams

I remember sitting by the lake last summer watching Mya splash in the water thinking that next summer I will be in the exact same spot holding Ellie in my arms. There were moments this year when, although I knew … Continue reading

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A Meeting of the Therapists

Today we had a meeting of the therapists with Ellie’s physical, occupational, developmental, and speech therapists. Since we see them all once a month they felt it would be best to consolidate visitors, I agree. They all arrived at 9:30 … Continue reading

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An Innocent Stranger

I always wonder if strangers know that Ellie has Down Syndrome. As she grows, her features will become more prominent and I am prepared for future looks and comments, but now in her early years, it’s a bit hidden. Her … Continue reading

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An Ellie Rule

That the world surrounding you can be crazy and hectic and sometimes scary but you don’t have to let it get to you. Whenever people see Ellie and she undoubtedly gives them her winning smile they comment on how she … Continue reading

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Just a pic

I just have to post this beautiful pic of Ellie. How could anyone resist falling in love with this beautiful girl? She melts my heart.

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Can you hear me?

Today was Ellie’s 8 month hearing test. As per recommendations, children with Down Syndrome are to have their hearing checked between 8 and 10 months and then repeated throughout their childhood. A struggle that Ellie will battle with throughout her … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

It’s been a year since we moved into our home. Since we stopped feeling like nomads. Since we emptied my dad’s basement of our boxes and possessions. Since Mya and I picked out the perfect color of pink paint for … Continue reading

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