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Shoes for SMO's

Shoes for SMO's

I get asked all the time which shoes are best for Eli's SMO (supra malleolar orthotic) braces. We have found Van's SK8-HI tops with a zipper in th...

Down Syndrome Awareness

Down Syndrome Awareness

Meet Jordan Grace!  Our four year old started asking for a baby sister, every night she would ask God to send her a baby sister during our family ...

In Utero Stroke Awareness

In Utero Stroke Awareness

Lia was born full term after an uncomplicated pregnancy. Shortly after birth, Lia began having seizures. The following day an MRI revealed that Li...

Down Syndrome Awareness

Down Syndrome Awareness

Meet Millie! #littlestwarriorwednesdayWe adopted our amazing little girl through the Down syndrome adoption network. She's the best part of...

ADNP (Helsmoortel-van der AA Syndrome) Awareness

ADNP (Helsmoortel-van der AA Syndrome) Awareness

MEET CARTER  Written by Carter's MomCarter Troy was born on September 23, 2015 at 1757. Since that very day, we knew that our Carter would ma...

Halloween Costumes For Kids With Special Needs

Halloween Costumes For Kids With Special Needs

Halloween is just around the corner and I'm blown away by the creativity of some parents! It's no secret that I love taking things that some people...

A Guide To Your Child's First IEP

A Guide To Your Child's First IEP

I know how you feel. You've got therapies and doctor appointments, not to mention all the typical things that moms of toddlers need to worry abo...

Tripp Trapp Highchair

Tripp Trapp Highchair

Eli is 3 and he is having feeding issues. His diet hasn't changed much since he was a baby - he still eats mostly puree's and drinks from a bottle....

Forest Home Family Camp

Forest Home Family Camp

We just got back from an awesome week at Forest Home Family Camp!  A week filled with no cooking, unplugged, relaxing with my family is like hea...

Heterotaxy Syndrome Awareness

Heterotaxy Syndrome Awareness

Heterotaxy Syndrome affects 1 in 10,000 babies and can cause any of the internal organs to be misplaced, malformed, multiplied or missing. There i...

How Do Siblings of a Child with Special Needs Feel?

How Do Siblings of a Child with Special Needs Feel?

Do you ever wonder how siblings of kids with special needs feel? Sometimes I wonder how the girls have processed everything that has happened sinc...

Welcome To Holland

Welcome To Holland

When I was pregnant with Eli we found out that he has Down syndrome and a heart defect. I read Welcome to Holland (a short story/poem for anyone w...