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Kristin ..

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Hi! My name is Kristin. I am a 39 yr old wife and mom to two adorable kiddos. My 4 yr old daughter, Piper, is a fun-loving, energetic preschooler. We adopted our son, Max, who will be 1 in March. He was born with Down Syndrome and we wouldn't have it any other way. He is just as perfect as Piper... Full Bio
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Sooo, We're Moving by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome So we came back from Cali, and a month later, it looks like we're moving. A little bit random? Yes. We weren't even looking, but randomly, on the way to the grocery store, s ... Read on »
Sunny San Diego! by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Piper and I just got back from a few fun filled days in San Diego. {Steve gave us the trip for Christmas!! Thank you Steve!!} We had a blast. And although I had hoped of jus ... Read on »
Day 2 :: San Diego Beach by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Our hotel was right on the beach. The view from the pool... not too bad ;) I was woken up at 5am by the beach comber. Guess I shouldn't have left the patio d ... Read on »
Day 2 :: SeaWorld by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We finally got Piper off the beach and headed to SeaWorld for the rest of the day. Awww Shamu. He's my FAVE! {yeah, I saw Blackfish... yeah, it's cruel to keep animals in c ... Read on »
Day 3 :: San Diego Morning Beach love by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The waves!! Seriously, I could watch them all day! She doesn't even care t ... Read on »
Day 3 :: San Diego Zoo by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Yep, we actually got Piper out of the water again to hit the zoo. Sleepy koala. New hat for Piper {to keep the crazy beach hair out of her eyes}. ... Read on »
Day 3 :: Pacific Beach at Sunset by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We raced the sun back to the hotel. I HAD to get some pictures at sunset ;) Why do people surf at night? We took a li ... Read on »
Day 4 :: One Last Morning Beach Frolic by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I was really hoping to see a shark in one of these waves {or maybe just a dolphin}. Fi ... Read on »
Birthday by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Another year, another birthday. Which means flowers for me {and Piper} from Steve {and some from my sweet neighbor, too} ;) And... Note to self: don't leave clean l ... Read on »
Christmas Eve by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Pre-Christmas Eve. This is when I first put the tree up. Max immediately started taking all the ornaments off. Most of the ornaments are/were wooden. I found chewed up piece ... Read on »
Max's Brothers! by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Christmas post in the editing bin ;) Read on »
Zoo Lights by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Piper and I spent the evening at the zoo. It's an annual holiday tradition, but we didn't go last year for some reason. There seamed to be a lot more lights this year with t ... Read on »
What's for Breakfast? by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Two iPads playing the musical credits at the end of the Cars 2 movie, while Peppa Pig is playing on the tv. This is how we roll. Never too many electronics ;) Read on »
The Lights at Temple Square by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It was such a nice night - 60 degrees!!! So I took the camera out for a spin. Piper and her cousin, Kai, came along too ;) ... Read on »
One Last Nice Fall Day by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It was 60 degrees today! It's been cold and in the 30's and 40's the last few weeks. We all have colds. So we played out back today; probably the last time before it snows. ... Read on »
Halloween by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome  Max wore the same fish costume as he has for 4 years in a row! Hey - it still fits, and well, he could care less about this holiday. He doesn't even like candy, soo.... ... Read on »