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My favorite day of the year

When Ellie was in the NICU, I reached out to our local Down Syndrome Association. I remember typing that message in the comment section of their website, Ellie was in the NICU and we were scared and confused, and I … Continue reading

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Family Meeting

I know its been a little over a month since I’ve written a post, its been a busy month! I like to devote a lot of time to each post I write and the time hasn’t been there recently. Trust … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Eloise 

Two years ago today we woke up to a flooded basement and our dog getting sprayed by a skunk. We raced to an appointment at the hospital to have our baby flipped because she was breach. The flip was successful, … Continue reading

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Goodbye summer 

Saying goodbye to summer has been hard these past two years. I have recent memories of a hard winter that invades my thoughts sometimes. I remember that first year with Ellie when winter brought sadness. When the entire family was … Continue reading

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Sisters 

I didn’t realize how much Ellie misses Mya while she’s at school, till tonight. After dropping Mya off at school, when we come home, to a quiet house, Ellie crawls up the stairs and sneaks into Mya’s room. She runs … Continue reading

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My birthday 

Today is my birthday. I am 35. Officially in my mid-thirties. I don’t know how I pictured myself in my mid-thirties. I didn’t have aspirations to be a scientist or a lawyer, though idealizations such as these may have crossed … Continue reading

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School 

Mya attends a wonderful Montessori school near our house. Her first day at this school, when she was 3, I was pregnant with Ellie. And I pictured my girls at this school. I pictured myself dropping them off together. I … Continue reading

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