All Blog Posts Tagged 'Down' (10)

5 Simple Ways to Slow Down

(As seen in HuffPost)

School is starting tomorrow and it is seriously bumming me out. I know I should be happy for my son and on some level I am, but he is growing up so fast and I can't stop it. I look at him and take snapshots of each stage in my mind with hopes of remembering each moment, but with our busy overwhelming lives, it is hard to be in the…

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Added by Andi Wickman on August 26, 2015 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Sign Lanugage – A Multi-Sensory Approach to Communicating

Not all children respond to the same methods of teaching, especially those with special needs. Sign language has benefits for both those with and without hearing as it is a multi-sensory language!…

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Added by Etel Leit on June 29, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments

TMI......And Every Typed Word Felt Great!

Blog posts are usually very organic for me, they pop into my head and I write them rather quickly with spelling mistakes and bad grammar all included. I then go back and fix my mistakes hoping that the post looks polished and well thought out. This post however is taking its time and feels very forced, it is being typed at my kitchen table with my 22 month old son on my lap, my 3 year old playing next to me chatting away about the most inane things and of course what’s a day without Dora…

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Added by Allison Rouble on March 4, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Third Trailer Down - Douglas Chandler Graham, Author

Three Trailers Down – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat & Think With Your Taste Buds – Desserts
 
‘Sammy collapsed on the bed.  The girl was next, with a shot under her exposed chin.  The young man…the magnum hollow point destroyed his brain…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on January 11, 2012 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Down Wit Dat

In January of this year, I found out that one of the twins that I was carrying had AVSD (Atrioventricular Septal Defect) and that along with this, probably had a chromosomal disorder.



My husband and I were devastated.



Earlier in… Continue

Added by Jen Logan on September 25, 2011 at 8:23am — No Comments

Bragging Mom Moment - Molly is a Superstar

Molly, my cute five-month old has an extra chromosome (aka Down syndrome) ..remember? If not, here's her story. Today was her first official day of physical therapy at Hope Haven Children's Clinic & Family Center. Yes, we've been working with them since she was born, but mostly at-home therapy. Today… Continue

Added by Carrie with Children on December 9, 2010 at 10:45am — No Comments

Being The Mom Of A Child with Special Needs Is New To Me

I'm still trying to get used to being labeled as a "mom of a child with special needs". (Here's our story.) I'd much rather just be known as a mom with two amazing girls - one just happens to have an extra chromosome. It always… Continue

Added by Carrie with Children on November 23, 2010 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Tears of Joy: Teen with Down Syndrome Crowned Homecoming Queen

As the mother of a child with Down Syndrome (see Molly's story here), I cried happy tears yesterday for a child I've never even met.



It was homecoming last night for Fletcher High School, here in Jacksonville. Every girl dreams of… Continue

Added by Carrie with Children on November 11, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments

Down Syndrome Awareness Month - My Molly

Did you know that October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month? There are over 400,000 living with Down syndrome in the United States. Down syndrome occurs when an individual has three, rather than two, copies

of the 21st chromosome. This additional genetic material alters the course of development and causes the characteristics associated with Down syndrome.
It wasn't until June 24rd, 2010 that I really…
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Added by Carrie with Children on October 14, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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