Here we are again! Last month feels like it was ages away and the amount that this girl has changed & developed in the last month reflects it!
I was recently prompted with the question "What are your fears while raising a child with Down syndrome and what is your mantra for getting through fears?" Down syndrome & Fear. So often these words are tangled. Getting the diagnosis for Down syndrome brought So. Much. Fear. I was sick to my stomach with the inevitable challenges that … Continue reading My Biggest Fear About Raising A Child With Down Syndrome
Every time I turn around, we're celebrating another month with our sweetheart! SEVENTEEN months feels like both a lifetime & a millisecond in the world of motherhood.
This appointment can be very overwhelming because it's many specialists visits rolled into one big one. It is a long day with a lot of information. Because of this, I have created a checklist to help guide you through your next appointment to the DS Clinic - See inside for a free printable!
SIXTEEN months have came & went. SIXTEEN months of chaos & confusion. SIXTEEN months of love and snuggles.
A lot of these gift ideas help with fine motor skills like the pincher grasp or intentional release, imaginative play, recognizing shapes and colors, and practicing gross motor skills with bigger movements. Or they're just plain adorable & I couldn't pass them up!
When making meals for Kara, I try to incorporate different textures, colors and tastes. Adding these things helps to wake up the sensory system and encourages Kara to stuff her face like she does so very often 🙂 I also like to make enough so I'm able to sit down and enjoy it with her. Mealtime isn't just for eating, it also builds social skills!