Monthly Archives: November 2014

But . . .

Per AAP recommendations, Ellie had an appointment with an ophthalmologist today. Different from an optometrist, an ophthalmologist specializes in medical and operational eye procedures. Some vision issues people with Down Syndrome may have include a greater need for prescription classes, … Continue reading

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RSV Season

There are many things I love about winter: morning snow glistening on trees, hot chocolate with marshmallows, watching Mya jump off mountains of snow, scarves, knit hats, and pink gloves on adorable tiny fingers. With the arrival of the snow … Continue reading

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Learning how to listen

We had our first official It Takes Two to Talk class on Wednesday and it was just as informative as I thought it was going to be. Honestly I haven’t been in a class setting in a very long time … Continue reading

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The end of awareness week

Saturday ended Down Syndrome Awareness week here in Canada and we did our final random act of kindness. We went to a drive through restaurant and paid for the person behind us. The cashier was then instructed to give the … Continue reading

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Attention: A VERY random post

I realized today I failed to post regarding our random act of kindness for yesterday. As you know we are doing random acts of kindness all week to celebrate National Down Syndrome Awareness week in Canada. Yesterday we delivered bakery … Continue reading

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It takes two to talk

Ellie and I had our first session today for “It takes two to talk.” Referred by our speech therapist, we are involved in a wonderful program called It takes to talk. The program is designed for children with developmental disabilities … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness

We are doing random acts of kindness all week to celebration National Down Syndrome Awareness week here in Canada! We are trying to spread a little awareness and help others at the same time. I feel like having Ellie brightens … Continue reading

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