Monthly Archives: June 2009

Down Syndrome Awareness — "Back to School" Grass Roots Advocacy for All People with Down Syndrome – Part II

Getting Your Foot In the Door and Growing ItOur Early Intervention Social Worker opened the door for us. Ellen — also known as Professor Paige — who doubles as an adjunct Professor at Nassau Community College scheduled me, the boys … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness — "Back to School" Grass Roots Advocacy for All People with Down Syndrome – Part I

Who Are Those Masked Men and How Did They Get Here, you ask? (Bear with me… This is the touchy, feely introduction that precedes the hardcore “How To” section of this post-series on how you can think globally and act … Continue reading

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THANKFUL THURSDAY – Just In Time

The end of the school year always wreaks havoc on my peace of mind. Too many to do’s and not enough time to do them. So, with all the stress I’ve been feeling, with little or no time to vent … Continue reading

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Special Exposure Wednesday

Brian’s ready for bed but Mommy’s still blogging!

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Down Syndrome Awareness — Your 6th Sense

I recently read this quote somewhere and it just stuck in my head. “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten … Continue reading

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Honest Scrap Award & Ceremony

Honest Scrap Award! I always wondered how people got all those award buttons on their blogs. Now I know. Many thanks to Monica Crumley who writes Monkey Musings at http://www.monicacrumley.blogspot.com/ for reading my scribblings and honoring me with the “Honest … Continue reading

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THANKFUL THURSDAY

I honestly CAN’T say I’m thankful for all this rain anymore. I don’t want to say “enough” just in case someone with the power to change things is listening and we go dry dry dry! But, since He’s always listening… … Continue reading

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