Monthly Archives: August 2014

Happy Birthday

Today is my wonderful husband’s birthday. When we were young and new in love I use to write him poems on napkins and lined paper for birthdays and occasional Sundays, but as time becomes fleeting, those poems sadly seem like … Continue reading

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Summer Days

I feel a little as though I am clinging to these last few days of summer, desperately dreading it’s demise, like it’s the end of summer camp or spring break at the beach. This winter, being as it was, made … Continue reading

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An Ellie Rule: It’s the little things

I’ve heard and experienced many things about the wonderful qualities having a child with Down Syndrome adds to your life, the things you learn from them, and the ways they change your perspective on life and beauty, and one of … Continue reading

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Expectations

I feel guilty sometimes because I have a lot of expectations for Mya. I expect her to love her sister and protect her and be there for her if times get tough. I don’t know what the future holds for … Continue reading

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This Cup is Awesome

I chose the title for this post because it really speaks to how I’m feeling. No seriously this honey bear cup is awesome! And so is Ellie, but we already know that. We have been working on the honey bear … Continue reading

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Rain, tears, and sunsets

Today, in it’s rainy humidness, was pulling me forcefully into it’s gloom. I found myself getting frustrated with a 4 year old who sometimes acts like a 13 year old and with dishes piling up in the sink. Green beans … Continue reading

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A Mya and Ellie, and honestly mostly just Catherine, Rule

That you can have too many shirts and toys and shoes and books you’ve read a thousand times over 10 years ago, and so on. Travis is not included in this rule as he is my hero in the don’t … Continue reading

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