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Christine P.

Riley, Michigan
Hi, I am Christine, a mother, a wife, a sister, an aunt, a godmother, and a friend.  I have three wonderful boys. Andrew (14), Kenny (12) and Jonathon (2).  Jonathon was our big surprise;after trying for 9 long years to have one more child, we just gave up in August 06 and Oct 06 I was... Full Bio
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Christmas Eve by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Opening presents with his tiny dog! Read on »
Last swim by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jonathon got invited to swim after school today. It was in the 90's so it was a perfect last swim of the season. And besides we always enjoy hanging out with our good fri ... Read on »
Back to School by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Tuesday was our official back to school day. Jonathon is in Kindergarten this year.  He has a brand new teacher.  He has his same aides as last year and the year before. ... Read on »
Cold or sick by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jonathon woke up this morning sounding hoarse.  By mid day he wanted to sit down and watch a movie.  He never stops all day long so I knew he was under the weather. After ... Read on »
Winter fun by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome First time out this year in the snow! Snow Angel DID IT!!!! What an accomplishment for Jonathon....Last year he would have never just sat in the snow let alon ... Read on »
Vacation ending by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Tomorrow is friday already.  The boys will be going back to school on Monday.  It has been a long Christmas break. Jonathon has enjoyed his new toys very much and I am su ... Read on »
January 1 2013 by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today we celebrated the new year by not doing anything. Jonathon and I were up bright and early as usual.  I made him pancakes for breakfast with chocolate milk.  We sat ... Read on »
Santa by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jonathon went to the local mall today and had a visit with a very special person! He let this person know what he wanted for Christmas..... Hot Wheels..... My littl ... Read on »
Thankful Thursday by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I am thankful that my children are healthy. I am thankful that I was able to afford to put in a new furnace this year. I am thankful that I was able to afford to put i ... Read on »
Field Trip Today by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome to Upland Farms!  It was a perfect day to head out to the farm with the rest of the students.  It was a little foggy in the morning, but our temps started out in the low 60' ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jonathon had a pretty good weekend.  Especially today.  Today went really well. We are working on a new system.  Reward system.  If he is caught being good, he will recei ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Children that are born with Down Syndrome want what any other child wants..... To be loved...... To be accepted...... To be able to go to school...... To make fr ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Well I did not make it again this year.  I got extremely busy over the weekend and I forgot(embarrassed) to blog. FACT Life expectancy for people with Down syndrome has i ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month day 5 by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Visual Aid. That is our word of the day. I had a meeting with the speech teacher - Miss O this morning.  We discussed how to help Jonathon through out his day.  And I ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month Day 4 by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome So Jonathon did not have a good day at school today.  He was very fidgety and hyper. It's hard for me to fix or help the problem turn into a solution when I am not there ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month ..Day 3 by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome FACT:  Down Syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition.  One in every 691 babies in the United States is born with Down Syndrome.   http ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I was able to speak with Jonathon's P.T. for a brief moment today.  She informed me that Jonathon is doing great in therapy. I told her that at our Buddy Walk on Saturday ... Read on »
31 for 21 Down Syndrome Awareness Month by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Well our county was a little ahead of schedule this year and we already walked last Saturday.  Our team raised $1,941.00 for St. Clair County Down Syndrome Group. Jonatho ... Read on »
Buddy Walk 2012 by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today was our day for our annual Buddy Walk located in Port Huron Michigan! It was a beautiful day outside.  The temps started out in the high 40's and by the time we wer ... Read on »
Buddy Walk 2012 by Christine P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Tomorrow is our day! Jonathon is sound asleep, resting for the big day. Our team did very well this year collecting donations. As always we are very very proud to h ... Read on »