Monthly Archives: October 2014

Food, glorious food

Two things that completely confuse me about kids are why they dislike eating and sleeping so much. Both activities I wholeheartedly love and constantly wish I could do more of. So, this post focusses mostly on the topic of food, … Continue reading

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Sisters

I admit it, growing up I always pictured myself being a mother to a girl and a boy. I grew up with a brother. Our family of four consisted of mom, dad, brother, sister. When I became pregnant a second … Continue reading

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Lucky

My last post was a bit frantic, I admit. I was feeling overwhelmed, which we all have the right to feel. So today I’m counting on my very blessed fingers and toes, all the reasons I am so very lucky. … Continue reading

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Doctors, therapists, appointments, oh my

I have to admit the last few weeks have found me a bit overwhelmed. All summer we relished in the absence of appointments. Last winter, appointments occupied the majority of our lives. A morning in which we stayed in pyjamas … Continue reading

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A little this and that

This post is mainly an excuse to share pictures but I suppose I can add an update as well. We are enjoying what feels like the last bits of fall, trees of yellow orange and red, my days aren’t filled … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

In Canada we celebrate Thanksgiving in October. This time last year, this exact day, Ellie was coming home for the first time. I remember the NICU as an anxiety ridden place on that day. Everyone wants their baby home on … Continue reading

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Hearing test and a visit

Today we had Ellie’s hearing test. We journeyed to the hospital for our third hearing test. She passed her newborn screen a year ago. Children with Down Syndrome have complications involving hearing for several reasons, one being inadequate fluid drainage. … Continue reading

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