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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 »
Funny Drew by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My grandmother lives in Tennessee with my aunt Deb.  They are staying at my mom and dad's house for a few days for a visit.  I went over by myself on Sunday evening for a vi ... Read on »
Bowling by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I spent the morning shampooing our carpet.  I kept shooing the boys from one room to the next.  So, around lunchtime, I thought I'd take them to do something fun and give ... Read on »
Loving the letters by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Someone gave us a big bag of foam letter/puzzle pieces since they are moving and won't be using them anymore.  We took them home and Blake immediately started playing with t ... Read on »
We have participation, people! by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I repeat, we have participation!  Last year, we signed the boys up for Sluggers Little League baseball.  Blake liked it and did great with it.  Drew however, was not able to ... Read on »
Conversation with Drew by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I mean, like a real one!  I went to a retirement party last night for a friend who was the boys' infant intervention specialist.  The kids stayed with Eric.  This is the con ... Read on »