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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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It's Finally The 1st Day of School! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jeremy, the 11th grader. Gabi, the 4th grader. And Preston, the disappointed one since his playmates all went to school. Read on »
Dad & Jeremy Update by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome My dad was just discharged about an hour ago from the hospital. All of his tests have come back negative (except the cardiac enzymes). The cardiologist believes that the cardi ... Read on »
Jeremy's Surgery & More Prayers Needed by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jeremy's oral surgery: I always hear that the younger you are having your wisdom teeth out, the easier it is. I am not so convinced anymore. I did far better than Jeremy did. ... Read on »
Prayer Request by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Jeremy is having oral surgery tomorrow. He has to have all four wisdom teeth removed. His surgery is at 11am EST. Please pray for a quick recovery! School starts next Wednesda ... Read on »
Holiday Road ~ Orlando Part 1 by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I bet you all thought I wasn't coming back! Many of you have followed our vacation through Twitter and Facebook! Don't worry if you missed it. It will all be here plus more! I ... Read on »
On The Road Again by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Absent from the blog again, but this time it was related to getting ready for our trip! We actually left 8 o'clock this morning headed for Florida! Gabi hasn't slept yet, and ... Read on »
Special Exposure Wednesday ~ This Week's Favorite Photos 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 »
I Can Explain Really! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I know I have been absent from this blog a lot this summer. No, it's not because I am busy and overworked. Well, I am with my home duties but not with work work. (double word ... Read on »
Can You Hear Me Now? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I have had some issues with people having trouble opening my blog. I removed the item that I believe was causing the problem. If you are reading this in a viewer, would you ta ... Read on »
Regretfully, Unable To Attend by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Have you ever got a wedding invitation in the mail and not recognized who it was that was getting married? I have a few times before, but usually I am too afraid to ask anyon ... Read on »
Puberty and Down Syndrome ~ Part 1 by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The past few months, I have been suspecting it. I wasn't sure if I was right, but the constant daily appearance of what appeared to be acne on Gabi's face was leading me to be ... Read on »
Ryan On The News by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Ryan was on the news yesterday for his business. He came home telling me he played "Vanna White." He wasn't kidding, look at this: (Ryan is in blue if you can't figure t ... Read on »
Hmmm... What is today? by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Don't know? Check out this post from last year to find out. Read on »
Magic Marker Monday ~ Self Portrait & Surrealism by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Haven't done one of these posts in a while, but someone suggested I show off Jeremy's artwork in a Magic Marker Monday post. I thought it was a great idea! It's a great way ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday ~ Fears Tackled by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome You have got to see this! Gabi is conquering her fears!!! Preston being bossy to Gabi: Daddy plays with Preston (You gotta love his laugh): ... 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 »
God Doesn't Make Mistakes! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome God certainly doesn't make mistakes! And my Gabi was made perfectly in His image, just as He intended her to be! What a beautiful song this is! I had to steal this ... Read on »
Hi! My Name Is Preston... by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome And it's been 2 days 14 hours and 11 minutes since my last paci! My mom has officially declared our house a... NO PACIFIER ZONE! Read on »
Right To Life by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome If you've missed Sarah Palin's Right to Life Speech from last month, then you should at least watch this edited version of it! It makes me cry every time I hear it! I ... Read on »
You Can Blame Apple! by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I have sure neglected my blog, lately. I can explain! You can blame Apple! You see my hubby bought me an iPhone for for Mother's Day (and an early birthday present), and I ha ... Read on »