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Approaching 10 years of Will! by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I have a hard time knowing where to start this post.  I could have whipped up an "Update" post and covered where Will is in a quick photo essay and gone back to the many dem ... Read on »
Congratulations Dr. Karen Gaffney by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Karen Gaffney is a pioneer in today's world, forging a path for others with Down syndrome to follow.  Today the dreams and aspirations of people with Down syndrome are lim ... Read on »
World Down Syndrome Day by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Happy World Down Syndrome Day!   Read on »
Perfect by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Maybe this has made the rounds already, but no one can say this could ever be "over exposed". I could watch it again and again. This brought me back to the day with my Fri ... Read on »
Spring is in full swing...for 2 more days by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome But we have all been busy! Will had his birthday party, where he changed from host with the most to....Spiderman! The funny part about this must be t ... Read on »
The Last Supper by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Artist Raoef Mamedov created this depiction of the Last Supper in a unique and provocative way.  Here we see Jesus and his 12 disciples portrayed by 13 men with Down ... Read on »
The curious case of the disappearing child. by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I think any parent of five children will admit that they are a little more relaxed in their approach to child rearing.  The days of helicoptering over toddlers are gone and ... Read on »
Theo is ONE! by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We had a little party to celebrate Theo's one year milestone. His Godmum made a yummy carrot cake and of course it met Theo's approval. I had to do some "tablescaping". T ... Read on »
If you are familiar with Facebook by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome You might find this page interesting. It is a collection of various family blogs/websites about living with someone who has *a little extra*. Read on »
Happy New Year by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The wave that Christmas is came and rolled away with its usual swiftness. I like to look back on the pictures to take the time to let the happy memories settle.Here is the ... Read on »
Sort here, sorta not. by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Like the warm summer breezes that make you want to take a deep breath and give your mind a chance to remember that it's summer and your supposed to be taking it easy, th ... Read on »
Back to breastfeeding by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It's been two months now and during that time I have found myself perched in a new place that I am normally unaccustomed to. In front of the TV. I never watched TV du ... Read on »
March break is upon us by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Mark and the oldest three kids are off to sunny and warm Florida while mom and Will and Theo enjoy a colder and weaker version of the sun. Today ... Read on »
Welcome Theo! by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome After much hesitation on his part Theodore Hunter Anderson made his grand entrance on Jan. 12 at 5:52 pm. He's a typical man, arriving just in time for dinner! He weig ... Read on »
By the way... by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I've changed my job title. I'm no longer a stay-at-home mom, or a domestic engineer, or a house wife. I'm a professional parent. With a fifth child on the way I'm also ... Read on »
fall beauty by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here are the newly redone urns at the front door. Why do I record these types of things? I guess it's because I want to be able to look back and know I really didn't live ... Read on »
Removing boundaries. by Kelly .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome When we brought Will to our very first meeting with a geneticist Will was only days old. As he sat contentedly in his car seat an older doctor told us things we had already ... Read on »