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Francine R. Patient Expert

`, Massachusetts
Volunteer, singer, student, activist for my kids. Mom to 3 kids - one with Down Syndrome, one with Food Allergies, one with Dyslexia and Anxiety. My husband has Crone's, and I had skin cancer. Otherwise, just a rolickin' good time! Come visit my blog, "2 Pirates and a Princess."
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Been kinda busy!

Well, November was a whirlwind, prepping for (and then recovering from) Micah's Bar Mitzvah on November 15. He totally rocked it. My cheeks hurt...

Ending a month of Down Syndrome Awareness posts

There are a bunch of common physical characteristics in people with Down syndrome. Some of the most common are - those beautiful slanted eyes ...

Oct. 24 - 27

This is a double-purpose post. Not only is it today's entry for Down Syndrome Awareness Month, but it's a Happy Birthday wish to my beloved...

31 for 21: October 23 - Don't Test Me!

I had read about this before Sofia was born, but we are seeing it in action right now. Children with Down syndrome are tested. Often....

31 for 21: Soul Sisters (October 22)

This one is about the people - mostly moms, but a few dads and grandparents, too - I am privileged to call Soul Sisters. I would never have met...

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Tracy and Francine R. are now friends. Feb 17 2011
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Francine R. posted End of Weekend Jan 10 2010
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