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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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Family Pics - Finally! by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome So... we finally had family pictures taken. Last time, 2 1/2 years ago, Max had a meltdown. We tried a different photographer, and realized, it was just him. So... we finall ... Read on »
Baby Animals at Thanksgiving Point by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Thanksgiving Point had a baby animal day a few weeks ago. I thought the baby animals would be out to hold and pet, but they weren't. Oh well. The kids still had fun. ... Read on »
More flowers by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Not the Tulip Festival, just the front yard... Read on »
Tiny Tiny Frog by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Just got back from my sister's house in Texas. So many pictures to edit... but this is one of my faves! They live on 10 acres of foresty land - lots of critters. Piper w ... Read on »
Tulip Festival - part 3 by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome oh yes, there's still more... Read on »
Tulip Festival - part 2 by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We came across this snake eating a fish that was twice it's width... Read on »
Party like you're 95! by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome My Grandpa turned 95 this month! Read on »
Tulip Festival - part 1 by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Trying to get caught up, so little editing going on... but you get the idea... Piper and her cousin joined me for the Tulip Festival this year... ... Read on »
LEGOs by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome So behind on posts... these are from over a month ago... Brickslope Read on »
It's Mother's Day, but this is about Easter by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Piper really hoped that the Easter Bunny would bring her a pre-packaged type basket this year... and look, he/she obliged! Read on »
The Little 'Ol Zoo by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Look - bear bums ;) Note the camera on the little lion ;) Thi ... Read on »
Making a List, Checking it Twice by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome gonna find out whose talking up a storm, well for Max anyway  ;) Max is having an evaluation in a couple of weeks to see if he has apraxia . It couldn't be determined bef ... Read on »
Mommy / Daughter Overnighter by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Next we decided on where to go for dinner. French toast from Mimi's Cafe sounded good! Except, they no longer serve fr ... Read on »
Duck Diorama by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome And a little bird out in the yard today... Read on »
Piper's Easter School Devotional by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Piper's grade performed their Easter devotional last Friday. They recited Psalm 23 and sang an Easter song. Then the older boys bell choir performed a song. Lovin' my new le ... Read on »
Dallas' Piano Recital by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome My niece broke her arm just hours before her piano recital. She was devastated to think she wasn't going to be able to play after the months of practicing. Luckily, her teac ... Read on »
More Aquarium by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome the 4D theatre the penguins a frog ducks the Piper sharks Read on »
A little more fishiness by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome penguins starfish and urchins stingrays a fish nurse shark {the first time we've ever seen one swimming instead of just lay ... Read on »
The New Aquarium by Kristin .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome blowfish shark tunnel frogs whale shark and manna ray sculptures penguins otters Read on »