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Melanie Patient Expert

I am the mother of a toddler boy who happens to have Down syndrome. My blog is a place where I document Logan's life and keep our friends and family updated on the rest of my family as well.
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Atlantoaxial instability {advice needed!!} by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Needing advice T21 friends...just got notice from Children's Hospital that Logan is due for his yearly neck x-ray. We checked for Atlantoaxial instability when Logan was ab ... Read on »
Nolan {our newest} by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here's Nolan now at 7 weeks old and also as a newborn at just 6 days old! It was so fun to photograph him as a newborn and I can't wait to try new things as he grows! He b ... Read on »
Logan & Nolan {love} by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here's Nolan now at 7 weeks old and also as a newborn at just 6 days old! It was so fun to photograph him as a newborn and I can't wait to try new things as he grows! He ... Read on »
It's been a crazy 7 months! by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We're back! I have no idea where to begin, but I will quickly summarize where we have been the last SEVEN months....has it been that long?!! Shortly before my last p ... Read on »
I miss blogging by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I just realized I really miss blogging!! It was nice to hear from a few fellow bloggers after my last post. I have been neglecting taking pictures of my kids lately, but bl ... Read on »
A Logan Picture :) by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I have no time to blog these days, but I thought I would post a new picture of my little man! Read on »
Logan at School! by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Logan LOVES school! He lights up when we talk about it and he always has big smiles for his teachers. I go in and observe often and it's so fun to see his progress. He is m ... Read on »
More Letters by Logan by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Logan has always loved flashcards and now he shows us how they are done! Our next goal is lowercase letters and letter sounds. How do I teach him lowercase now without him ... Read on »
Logan's ABCs 1/31/11 by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Listen to this! He says each letter just before I do. The first card is actually the sight word "stop". Right now he recognizes his own name and stop. Make vi ... Read on »
Bye Bye Train by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Logan loved the train under our tree this year. We got the GeoTrax Christmas Train Set. The kids loved how is lights up and plays Christmas music. I am sad to put it away. ... Read on »
Happy Holidays by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Happy Holidays! We had a happy and healthy holiday. This year, I thought I would give a little recap of 2010 because I honestly can't believe we made it through the ... Read on »
A rare post... by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We are still here! Someday, I will get back to blogging. I have been busy with photography and getting those last minute family photos taken and sorting through the ... Read on »
Logan uses a spoon! by Melanie Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Over the last few weeks Logan has finally decided to use a spoon and he does it well!! In the past, and still every now and then, Logan got frustrated with his s ... Read on »
Happy Halloween 2010! by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Happy Halloween! Here's my astronaut, fairy and elmo! Read on »
2010 Down Syndrome Awareness Walk Video by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here it is! Photo and video editing at www.OneTrueMedia.com Read on »
Happy 2nd Birthday Aubrey! by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Aubrey is 2!! She is a real girly girl. She is enjoying that fact that we now have some girl stuff around here and she also now has a girl room all to her self! She is a ... Read on »
A walk sneak peak! by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I now have LOTS of pictures from our photographers and participants, so I am putting together a video. When I am done, I will post it here. Read on »
Star Struck! by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I can't wait to share pictures from the 1st Annual Fox Cities Down Syndrome Awareness Walk! The 1st Annual Fox Cities Down Syndrome Awareness Walk was a huge success! ... Read on »
Logan's First Day of School by Melanie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Logan's first day of school...well, I was told he did well and that they heard lots of words! Logan is quite a bit smaller that the other three year olds and we have big t ... Read on »