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A Glimpse by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome In addition to the scripts she recites from various tv shows and computer games, Georgia has a lot of repetitive questions and phrases. She will a ... Read on »
Growing 'em up strong by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome When I picked up Rainer from school this afternoon he was quiet and kind of contemplative. He is often tired after a long day from school, so I didn't t ... Read on »
Frame of Mind by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome A week or so ago, a well-meaning person sort of…chastised A and I for living in Baltimore, but not getting down to D.C. to explore all the free museums. ... Read on »
Long Time No See by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome G's birthday is on Wednesday. She is going to be seven. I have learned over the years that with G, I have to temper myself. For R's birthday this year-- ... Read on »
Let Your Freak Flag Fly by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome On Facebook a couple weeks ago, another mom of a child with autism asked a question along the lines of:  What are some things in your home that migh ... Read on »
Neat & Tidy by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I'm discovering that I am still able to function. Not only am I able, it is required. The kids, the dog, my husband and the house, they all need me. ... Read on »
Won't You be My Neighborhood Schoolhouse? by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Let me start by saying G's school year is going well. She started in first grade at a new school a couple weeks ago. I like the administrators, the teac ... Read on »
Development by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I don't know how long it will continue, but I felt compelled to come back today, so here I am. Thanks to those of you who commented that you’re still ar ... Read on »
The Bus Ride That Wasn't by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It blindsides me. Everything is chugging along, fairly copacetic, and the next thing I know I am standing in front of my house, trying to pry my daughte ... Read on »
After by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Everything from this point on is after. My dad... I am having trouble even writing the words. Not just because it is one of the things I have m ... Read on »
Yeesh. by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I still haven't figured out what I am going to do with this ol' blog, and that's all I am really going to say about that, except that last night I felt ... Read on »
Dog Days by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Evenings, from 4-7:30pm, feel like a fight for the finish. I know that's not news to any other parents out there, but wow! I don't know if it's the chan ... Read on »
Notes by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome 1. Georgia will do something. You know, typical kid stuff, that ticks you off, and then, if your voice rises or gets stern she looks at you and says som ... Read on »
More Stuff by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome 1. G seems to be getting a sinus infection. However, this has been the least-sick winter she has had since birth! KNOCK WOOD!!! 2. We scored a new-t ... Read on »
Home Alone by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The kids are back to school this morning after spring break. I dare say we all actually enjoyed the vacation! I know, I know, I shouldn't be so surprise ... Read on »
The Kids by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The first thing Georgia says when she wakes up, and the last thing she says before bed, is: "Where's Goldie?"  She's also been calling her, "Best fri ... Read on »
Goldie Gets Groomed by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The reveal... She's an Orioles fan! It's kind of insane how soft she is! And I will admit, I was a little surprised when I saw her, b ... Read on »
Springtime in Baltimore by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Gosh. I love the spring in Maryland. At least when it's not nearly 100 degrees (as it was last week), or snowing (like it was the week before). Wha ... Read on »
Bloom: A Review by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome (Note: I can't, for the life of me, figure out why typepad is deleting the spaces between my paragraphs, so I apologize for the wonky formatting in adva ... Read on »
Time Management by Tricia Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It turns out I am not very good at tackling my list of projects even though my amount of time to work on said projects has increased several fold since ... Read on »