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One of those "have-to-do" things by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics This is going to be long and will probably need to be divided into two parts.  I went to Blake's classroom on Monday.  I spoke with his class when they were in Kindergarten ... Read on »
Five Questions by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics This is a meme I saw on another blog and decided to do it here.  Feel free to copy it if you like. What were you doing ten years ago? I was raising a two year old who had ... Read on »
Fragile X and faith, part 2 by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I reposted my Fragile X and faith blog post on Facebook and it got me thinking.  I wrote that post over three years ago.  How has my faith changed and grown since then?  An ... Read on »
Monday Ramblings by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Yesterday afternoon we went to Eric's mom and dad's house so Eric could work on their computer for them.  When he was done, we went to Olive Garden.  We waited for a half ho ... Read on »
Meltdown Mode by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Mrs. H. dropped the boys off today and said that the last hour of Drew's day was not the best.  She said he said no to everything and seemed agitated.  This morning he had t ... Read on »
Friends by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Two things happened at school this week that made me smile.  Of course, both events happened in the cafeteria, because that's where I see my kids!  First one:  Drew does ... Read on »
Back to school by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Well, tomorrow is the big day.  We visited the school last week one day.  Blake has a new special ed teacher and we went in to meet her. She teaches third and fourth grade, ... Read on »
A Parent's Perspective by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We are being featured on the blog Notes From a Pediatric Occupational Therapist.  Check us out  HERE .  Thanks Abby! Read on »
International Conference, Part 2 by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics (I wrote this at the conference, old-school style with a pen and notebook.  Yes, I am that low-tech.  My cell phone barely texts)  I have learned quite a lot about my ow ... Read on »
International Conference by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Today is the last full day at the conference.  I am trying to gather my thoughts about it.  I always learn something new to put into practice with the boys.  It seems that e ... Read on »
Fragile X Awareness Day by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My family goes to a new church.   Everyone there is so wonderful to our kids.  My sister Kelly and her family goes there, too.  And a month ago, Kyle had a major meltdown.  ... Read on »
I used to like storms by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics But about two weeks ago, we had severe storms that knocked out our power.  The kids always freak out when our power goes out.  They go around the house crying and flipping l ... Read on »
A new train? by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics A couple days ago, we got a Young Explorers toy catalog in the mail.  Blake has been looking at it every day.  This morning he came up to me and showed me a train that was i ... Read on »
A doctor appointment by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics About a month ago, Blake went to the doctor for a cough he had.  He ended up having bronchitis and getting a prescription for Zithromax.  It seemed to get better for awhile, ... Read on »
A quick one by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I was talking to Blake and said, "You are MY Blake.  What's your middle name--do you remember?" He said, "I'm Blake Meyer!"  I said, "I mean your middle name. Blake N....n.. ... Read on »
A VBS lesson for the mama by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My friend Eileen is the Children's Pastor at Sidney First United Methodist Church (she has some other official title, but this is her main area of focus).  My kids have gone ... Read on »
Last night Blake and I went to ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Last night Blake and I went to my sister's house to see their new puppy.  Their golden retriever died recently and they just got this new black lab.  His name is Joey.  My b ... Read on »
The art of timing by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Over the years I have learned how important it is to time things out correctly. For instance, today is Sunday and we will go to church today. I get up with the boys on Sun ... Read on »
Golf by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My mom and dad dropped by last night for a visit.  Dad brought along his golf clubs and some wiffle balls.  The men went out to hit balls in the yard.  They all had fun.  I ... Read on »
Silly Blake by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Blake is in an extremely happy mood today. When he got up, he said, "look Mom, it's for you! I made it." It was the sand art necklace he made at day camp yesterday. I said ... Read on »