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Not-so-quiet time by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I decided that we are going to incorporate quiet time into our day.  Of course I should have known it would go poorly.  I hadn't prepared the kids for it.   I just announced ... Read on »
What to do with today? by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew loves the routine of the school year.  And this school year ended exceptionally well for him.  He was really enjoying eating lunch with the kids in his class every day. ... Read on »
May 22 by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Thirteen years ago today, Eric and I were joined in marriage.  We were talking this morning, and one week from today, it will have been nineteen years since our fi ... Read on »
Drew's grade had a reward trip ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew's grade had a reward trip today.  They were to go putt putt golfing.  I made up a schedule for Drew and showed it to him this morning before school.  (I didn't want to ... Read on »
We got an iPad by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Welll, we did it. We broke down and bought an iPad. Or should I say, I broke Eric down and we bought an iPad. Either way, we now own one. We got it on after an IEP meeti ... Read on »
Kyle Update by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My last post was about my nephew Kyle and his aggressive behavior.  I felt nudged to write it, as their situation was weighing heavily on me.  There were a lot of supportive ... Read on »
When Fragile X Hurts by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I post about the times when Fragile X is challenging and when it is hard.  I post when great things happen, like when the kids at school are nice and about things we've lear ... Read on »
Drew and his classmates by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I heard this story from two different people at the school and I am putting it together to the best of my knowledge. There is a girl in Drew's special ed class whom he re ... Read on »
Happy Birthday Blake! by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics My Blake turned nine yesterday.  I asked him how old he was and he said, "I dunno.  Seven?"  lol.  I informed him that he is now NINE.  I guess he missed eight altogether. ... Read on »
Summer's almost here by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics In a little over a month, school will be out and with it, our schedule will go by the wayside.  I am trying to come up with ideas for scheduled events for the kids.  I like ... Read on »
Reflection by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Eric and I again went to Edison Community College last night to talk with a group of future teachers about Fragile X Syndrome.  We were part of a panel of parents tellin ... Read on »
Resurrection Day! by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics The Bible says my King is a seven-way King: He's the King of the Jews - that's a racial King. He's the King of Israel - that's a national ... Read on »
The doctor is in by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Yesterday, I noticed that we now have Disney Junior in our channel lineup.  It may have been there before, but I don't remember seeing it.  I put Imagination Movers on for B ... Read on »
So happy! by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Blake said, "Mommy, where's Barney?"  At first I thought he meant on television or wanted help finding episodes on Youtube. I showed him on the computer how to find Barney a ... Read on »
Rocks, trampolines and Tony's Truck by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Sunday evening, Eric was working on some things around the house.  I messaged my sister to see what they were doing and she said they weren't doing anything and we should co ... Read on »
Handy Dandy by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew has an obsession with notebooks.  He loves them.  Every time Eric takes him for a haircut, it has become their ritual to go to Staples afterward and Drew gets a new not ... Read on »
Sunday Morning Ramblings by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Daylight Savings Time.  Love how it was sunny when I got up this morning, but I am tired from one less hour of sleep. The boys had Parents' Night Out last night.  They to ... Read on »
Trusting God in the small things by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I am a Christian. That means I know there is nothing I can do to work my way into heaven.  No amount of confession or going to church or anything I can do for God will earn ... Read on »
Drew was sick yesterday.  He g ... by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Drew was sick yesterday.  He got up around 7:00am and was ok.  I made him a couple blueberry waffles and got him some milk.  Around eight, he started whining and asking me t ... Read on »