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New BLOG! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Please come join us over at our NEW blog...it's about time we realized we are now a family of 6!!!! The Sanchez Six Promise to have some fun updates this week! Read on »
Annual Check-up! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It was time for our annual check-up and we are happy to report that we are growing and thriving! Only 3 pounds separates the two of us (despite being almost exactly o ... Read on »
So Far So Good! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here is Joaquin moments before surgery. He was in SUCH a good mood and as charming as ever. FULL of grins and giggles. Surgery went smooth and quick. Both eyes were do ... Read on »
Eye Surgery on Monday by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Joaquin is scheduled to have eye surgery on Monday and check in is at 6:15am at UC Davis Medical Center. We are hoping and praying that the surgery to correct his strabismus ... Read on »
Happy World Down Syndrome Day! 3-21-11 by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome All these beautiful children I am happy to know and love...the babes of the Sacramento Area Sisterhood. This is a preview to a  DSIA  2012 Calendar fundraiser and ... Read on »
My Favorite Face by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Photo taken by Michelle Marrone (dear friend and photographer) This face and this smile makes my world. This is Joaquin in his true form...giving love. Oh ... Read on »
Our Little School Boy by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Joaquin has been in preschool now for a little less than a month and I thought I would share an update. He is THRIVING in school and I don't know if it's his age now or hi ... Read on »
The Wheels on the Bus by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome And he's off...to preschool. Oh my goodness, a mixture of emotions bottled up inside. Pride, excitement, hope, joy, nervousness, sadness, fear. All of them at once bubbling ... Read on »
THREE!!! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I'm THREE now and I'm starting preschool tomorrow. A yellow schoolbus is going to pick me up and I'm going to take my backpack and spend three hours away from home with my n ... Read on »
Increasing Awareness...Powerful Stuff Here by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Tears are still in my eyes watching and listening to this awareness video done by  Kelle Hampton . Check it out HERE ! You'll see a little clip of both my sweet angels ... Read on »
IEP Date is Set...Preschool Here We Come! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Our IEP (Individualized Education Plan/Program)date is set and we are getting ready for it! February 1st at 9AM...the day before Joaquin turns 3!!! Way to cut it close! W ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome And what a year it has been! Please consider visiting Kelle's blog at  Enjoying the Small Things  and see our sweet boy Joaquin and his darling sister Sofia as one of the ... Read on »
Eye Update by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We saw Joaquin's eye doctor again last week and received some good news. The patching of his "good" eye is working and she doesn't think he'll need eye surgery after all! WO ... Read on »
Trick or Treat? by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This was Joaquin's first year walking during Halloween and actually trick or treating! What a joy! We had so much fun watching him walk up to all the houses and try a ... Read on »
Saturday at the Park by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome All four of our kiddos on the swing set at our neighborhood park! Read on »
Those Eyes...Again! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome So....I'm needing my blogging family and friends to help me out a bit. Am I being overly sensitive? I think so... I've noticed lately that I'm a bit more sensitive ... Read on »
Down Syndrome in the Movies! by Hector and Jennifer V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The opportunities and possibilities for people with Down syndrome continue to increase. Here is an article and movie trailer where Evan Sneider, an actor who has DS, is one ... Read on »