Monthly Archives: April 2010

5 Beautiful Years — A Celebration in Central Park!

The Boys’ teacher said, “don’t let school get in the way of an education!” So we didn’t! The Pond The Seals The Slide Aahh yes… the slide! Now THAT’S a SLIDE! Wait… Did someone say ‘slide’? Yes, we played hooky … Continue reading

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Pay Attention — There ARE Angels Amongst Us!

There are Angels Amongst Us — my children with and without Down syndrome and all the beautiful children in the world notwithstanding — and we’d all do well to recognize when one crosses our path. Believe it or not — … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Adoption — Life In A Good Home Or A Horrible Institution?

The greatest level of parental satisfaction is reported by parents of children with Down syndrome! Get in on this joy! If you or someone you know is thinking about or looking to adopt a child… Consider this: Adopt this beautiful … Continue reading

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Funniest Home Video Without the [Original] Video

Why is it the funniest things happen when there’s no camera within reach? The Big Little Man and The Old Soul were outside playing in the backyard the other day. I was indoors with my Little Man. When the Old … Continue reading

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An Aunt or An Uncle?

I ran into a distant acquaintance the other day, a very nice young lady who informed me that she’d gotten married recently. In the midst of my congratulations, another parent — a Dad –overheard the good news and added his … Continue reading

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New York’s CPSE-CSE Process Sucks The Joy Out of Parenting My Children With Special Needs

Yesterday was our annual review and transition meeting from CPSE to CSE with the district. The whole process literally sucks the joy out of parenting my beautiful boys who happened to have been born with an extra 21st chromosome, a … Continue reading

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Their Future’s So Bright… They Gotta Wear Shades

We were at the Verizon booth at the local PC Richards & Sons a few days ago, setting up my dear old Auntie with an add-a-phone line on our account as the pre-paid phone she’s had for several years has … Continue reading

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