Category Archives: Down Syndrome Homeschooling Special Needs

Sagittal planes, weight shifting (not shape shifting), and praxis, oh MY!!

This is going to be a pretty straightforward post.  It’s a subject that’s been brewing in my brain for years and in the past few weeks I’ve had some epiphanies that will only make sense if you’re on the same page as I.  So parents of children with special needs, this post is for you. …

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Celebrating The Extra In October

  Today marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, so it only seems fitting that in honor of Hayden, I should try to recount the very first moment that I became “aware” of Down syndrome in my life.  Be patient, it’s a wild ride, but I remember it vividly.   As I was driving …

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Just Because It’s In Black & White, It Doesn’t Mean It’s Accurate

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. My husband’s at work and has been since the middle of the night to greet all the wonderful people who help finance our wonderful life here in our little castle by the sea. I’m tired; feeling the effects of two days worth of cooking, dealing with my daughter’s stress level …

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