You NEVER Forget — Like Riding A Bike!

We camped this past week… me and the kids.  There were challenges and triumphs but the biggest of all…


I mean really rode… not just 2 rotations of the pedals as they’ve done for about a year now.  My Big Little Man just got on his cousin’s trike and rode.  So the Little Man said, “My Turn!” and followed suit… lest his brother grab all the limelight!  So, instead of pics today, I’m sharing video thanks to my girlfriend who had the wherewithal to grab her phone and shoot!  Though we missed the initial moments where he first jumped on and rode, you can see that they get it now!  Priceless!

Gotta go buy myself 2 copies of that trike!

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About Maggie

I'm a stay-at-home mother of 3 children including a 15-year-old daughter, the Old Soul, and 11-year-old identical twin boys who've been blessed with an extra 21st chromosome (aka: Down Syndrome). I happily spend my time doing all that I can do -- breaking the proverbial box wide open -- to foster my children's development and then sharing what I learn with you through this blog.
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11 Responses to You NEVER Forget — Like Riding A Bike!

  1. Wow…what a wonderful moment. My daughter (who is 3 1/2 w/DS) wants to get on the tricycle but can't even reach the pedals yet. LOL. Of course, she can't talk, either, so that's more important to me right now! LOL

  2. MaggieMae says:

    It'll come Kathleen. When you least expect it. Does she receive PROMPT speech therapy?

  3. Don't you just love when things click like that?

  4. Sharlene T. says:

    What a great moment! Makes it all worthwhile, don't you think… thanks for sharing and that the Lord had your friend with you for this video… looking forward to your next visit…Twitter: SolarChief

  5. Awesome!! Congrats little guys!

  6. shopannies says:

    very cool what a proud moment Congrats to the boys

  7. Beverly says:

    oh my Maggie, this is wonderful. I am so excited for you guys. my sweet Noah will not go more than a few rotations and stops. He wants pushed. lol we no longer push him though. one day I know he will do it!!!! I hope so anyway!

  8. Alison says:

    What a great moment!! Well done boys!

  9. how awesome!! Go boys go!!

  10. MaggieMae says:

    Beverly — We've been pushing and trying too… for years… but nothing we did mattered. It came down to a big crowd of cousins/kids riding bikes all over the campground that pushed them to do it for themselves. I guess that's what integration is really all about huh?

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