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Shannon .. Registered Nurse

Jeffersonville, Indiana
I am a christian, wife, mother and Registered nurse. I blog about my life and family including my daughter, Gabi, who has Down syndrome and Tetralogy of Fallot. I'd love for you to visit us and read more about our family.
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"Does this hurt?" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I went to the chiropractor today. I filled out a book full of paperwork. I swear, don't these places realize that people who come to them have trouble sitting in one place too ... Read on »
"About Me" Meme by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Stephanie at A is for Aiden tagged me for this meme. What Was I Doing 10 Years Ago: That was 1998. I was 25 almost 26 then. I was a single mom of a 5 year old boy (Je ... Read on »
"Don't Scare The Baby!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We are always reminding Gabi that she needs to be quieter because she is scaring the baby. It's actually ironic that Gabi is so loud because she is a girl who hates loud n ... Read on »
"I Don't See What The Problem Is About Staying Up All Night..." by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Last night, Jeremy stayed over a friends house for a slumber party... only there was no slumbering going on. When I got home from work last night, I was so tired from a V ... Read on »
"I Don't Want To Go To School!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome That's the first thing Gabi said this morning when she woke up. Gabi loves school, but Ms. Elise is out for the summer. I think Gabi is not liking it too much without h ... Read on »
"I Miss You, Bubber!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Gabi wanted to lay down in her bed and watch Shrek in her room today. I offered her the "Bubber Pillow" (This is a pillow that Bubber [Jeremy] made from one of his T-sh ... Read on »
"Is It My Birthday?" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today, we got back from Ohio where we visited my husband's half-brother, Paul, for his graduation. I will post more tomorrow on Graham Crackers about the graduation, but ... Read on »
"Look Mommy! It's The Ocean!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This morning I was awoken by Preston who was hungry for a bottle. I dutifully got out of bed and headed for the kitchen to prepare his demand, when I walked by Gabi's ... Read on »
"Mommy, I want to go home now." by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Ohhhh, break my heart! The title of this post is what Gabi said to me last night on the phone. She's killing me here! I do have to say that she did sound like she was ... Read on »
"Mommy, Read me Jesus!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today, as I was in the waiting room at the hospital for my colonoscopy, Gabi found one of those books that you find in every waiting room. You know the book The Bible S ... Read on »
"Retard!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Out of love for my daughter, Gabi, and the many other children and adults with Down syndrome or any developmental disabilty, I ask that you take the time to view the sp ... Read on »
"Stop Or Your Face Will Get Stuck Like That!" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Click Here and here for more Wordless Wednesdays. And Click Here for more Special Exposure Wednesdays. Read on »
"Want To Play?" by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Just a little brag on my girl's latest signing usage. Gabi asked our friend Michele: " Want to play?" (using signs as well) I asked her, "What did you ask Michele?" ... Read on »
11 hours of Agony by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Many of you follow me on Facebook. So, you have already heard my drama for this weekend. If you haven't heard, then here is the scoop. Saturday morning, I came home and w ... Read on »
16 Years Later by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today marks the 16 year anniversary of Hurricane Andrew . With sustained winds of 165 mph and wind gusts topping 200 mph, it's no wonder that it caused such devastation to my ... Read on »
18 Months! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today, my boy is 18 months old! And boy oh boy, we have definitely entered toddlerhood! He is into everything, throws tantrums now, and is picking up new words left and right. ... Read on »
1st Day of 10th Grade and 3rd Grade by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jeremy (10th grader) and Gabi (3rd grader) just before heading to the 1st day of school. First, let me say it's been a busy few days around here. Jerem ... Read on »
1st Day of School by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Today was the first day of school in our county. Gabi started 2nd grade, and Jeremy started his freshman year of high school. Ga ... Read on »
2 Year Ago Today At This Very Moment... by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I laid in a hospital bed unable to sleep due to the contractions and constant movement of my unborn baby. My labor was supposed to be induced the day before, but the Pitocin d ... Read on »
2009 Capabilities Walk & Talent Show (formerly called the Buddy Walk) benefiting Down syndrome by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome We had fun at our walk this year. Thanks to all who were able to contribute and/or come out to help raise awareness for Down syndrome. Here are some pics and video from our da ... Read on »