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  Topic: pregnant after down syndrome

Replies: 9
Views: 883

PostForum: Questions   Posted: February 04 2003, 11:56 AM   Subject: pregnant after down syndrome
Hi Ladies!!

I haven't been on this board in a long time......just had a moment today and thought I'd see what was happening.

I have four children: Kendal - 15; Jordan - 13; Kortney (ds) 11; and ...
  Topic: Is "mentally retarded" seen as a bad word?

Replies: 65
Views: 10541

PostForum: Questions   Posted: July 12 2001, 5:23 PM   Subject: I'm stunned!
Hello All!

It's been a while since I've logged on and read the posts. Looks like there's been a lot of 'interesting' comments floating around. My question is this...........Tom??!! Are you out t ...
  Topic: My wandering son!

Replies: 4
Views: 652

PostForum: Questions   Posted: May 04 2001, 8:28 PM   Subject: My wandering son!
My Kortney was also a 'runner'. Not to mention the fact that she was diagnosed with ADHD!!! Along with the DS and health issues, this just about took me over the edge!! We would be standing in McDo ...

Replies: 18
Views: 2457

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: January 25 2001, 9:38 AM   Subject: THE PINTO IS HOME.
Jef and Shannon, So wonderful to hear the news regarding Joey! The doctors at Riley Hospital are really great! (When you need them! ha)

It sounds like things are going better for you. It won't b ...

Replies: 1
Views: 477

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: January 25 2001, 9:33 AM   Subject: INTRODUCTION
Glad to meet you Annie!!

I know what you mean..........I was 22 years old when my daughter Kortney was born. I had two 'normal' children who were 3 & 1 at the time. It was really difficult. W ...
  Topic: Potty training?????

Replies: 3
Views: 584

PostForum: Questions   Posted: January 23 2001, 7:57 AM   Subject: Potty training?????
Hi, We were very fortunate with Kortney and the potty training. I became pregnant when Kortney was 2 1/2 yrs old. I had put off potty training due to all of the health issues that we w ...
  Topic: Reintroducing myself

Replies: 5
Views: 843

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: January 21 2001, 4:39 PM   Subject: Reintroducing myself
Hi Vonda!!!

Glad to hear from you! I, like Ingrid, wondered where you'd been hiding!! Now we know that you've been a little 'busy'! Congratulations on the addition of your new baby girl! I'm su ...
  Topic: My angel was just born!

Replies: 6
Views: 882

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: January 21 2001, 4:30 PM   Subject: My angel was just born!
Hi Cristina! So wonderful to hear of your newest addition. I am 'another' mom of four!! There are several of us out there! ha Of course, it's been a while since we did the 'baby thing'. My childr ...
  Topic: VSD surgery?

Replies: 3
Views: 666

PostForum: Questions   Posted: December 31 2000, 4:27 PM   Subject: VSD surgery?
Hello, Congratulations on the birth of your daughter Mallory! What a special time of year to have a baby! I'm sure however, that it's been abusy time for you to adjust to a new baby....much less the ...
  Topic: finacial help

Replies: 8
Views: 1242

PostForum: Questions   Posted: December 12 2000, 10:26 AM   Subject: finacial help
I agree with everyone above! My daughter Kortney is 9 now. At one month of age she entered the early intervention program in our area. I have never had to pay for speech, pt or ot. It has been cov ...
  Topic: Hello

Replies: 15
Views: 2349

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: November 28 2000, 6:36 PM   Subject: Hello
Welcome Elizabeth!! So glad you found this site. There are some wonderful people here to lend an ear if you have any questions.

I, too, am a 'mom to four'. My 3rd child, Kortney was born with ds. ...
  Topic: Mikey's in the hospital

Replies: 6
Views: 1053

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: November 17 2000, 11:31 AM   Subject: Mikey's in the hospital
Been there......done that!!! I pray that Mikey will be out of the hospital and feeling better before Thanksgiving. It's no fun to be ill during the holidays! My daughter Kortney has been having some ...
  Topic: Heather's son Ian

Replies: 6
Views: 888

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: October 28 2000, 3:22 PM   Subject: Heather's son Ian
What a beautiful photo!!! Ian is gorgeous! How proud you must be! Thanks for sharing Ian with us! Best wishes to you and your family!
God Bless, Cindy
  Topic: Need Your Opinons: Do I Bring Jordan?

Replies: 9
Views: 1373

PostForum: General   Posted: October 25 2000, 7:59 AM   Subject: Need Your Opinons: Do I Bring Jordan?
I am in agreement with everyone else. You might want to think about having someone 'watch' Jordan while you give all of the 'specifics' about DS. Then bring her in the last half for the 'this is REA ...
  Topic: new son

Replies: 3
Views: 786

PostForum: General   Posted: October 14 2000, 1:51 PM   Subject: new son
Greetings! Congratulations on the newest addition to your family. This website is wonderful! I wish that I had been able to 'log on' when my daughter was born 9 years ago!

We hope you keep us ...
  Topic: Glad to Get In!

Replies: 4
Views: 1459

PostForum: Forum Comments and Ideas   Posted: October 09 2000, 9:34 AM   Subject: Same here!
I too, had problems logging on to this site. Glad things are back in working order.
  Topic: My angel Hazel

Replies: 19
Views: 3380

PostForum: General   Posted: September 22 2000, 6:47 PM   Subject: My angel Hazel
I am so sorry for your loss. I know that many of us have come close to this, however, it does not compare with the real thing. Four months sounds like such a short time in the 'scheme' of things. H ...
  Topic: Tracheostomy

Replies: 6
Views: 1057

PostForum: General   Posted: August 31 2000, 7:57 AM   Subject: Tracheostomy
Fiona, My daughter Kortney, went through numerous health problems within the first year of life. We suffered through heart surgeries, respitory problems, and so many others. At around 7 months of a ...
  Topic: Never thought I'd see this day......

Replies: 2
Views: 520

PostForum: Brags   Posted: August 22 2000, 9:36 PM   Subject: Never thought I'd see this day......
My daughter Kortney turned '9' years old today!!! I can hardly believe it. Seems like yesterday that she was just born.

Each time I read a post from a new mom or dad, I relive that time in my lif ...
  Topic: School for three year old

Replies: 7
Views: 1575

PostForum: Education   Posted: August 16 2000, 5:52 PM   Subject: School for three year old
Hello, Sorry I've been on vacation and haven't had a chance to 'catch up' on all of the posts.

My daughter has been in a program since she was born. It started with the home based therapy, which ...
  Topic: anyone have older DS children? long...

Replies: 5
Views: 948

PostForum: General   Posted: August 16 2000, 1:22 PM   Subject: anyone have older DS children? long...

Hello and welcome to this site. I admire the fact, that as a step-parent, you're looking for some answers/direction. My daughter is turning 9 on the 22nd of this month. We have been extre ...
  Topic: Picture of Courtney!

Replies: 11
Views: 1839

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 20 2000, 9:42 AM   Subject: Picture of Courtney!
How cute is she!!!!!! Your Courtney reminds me of 'my' Kortney when she was that age.......long hair, glasses and most importantly, fingernail polish! ha
  Topic: Hi, I'm Vicky

Replies: 4
Views: 692

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 10 2000, 9:58 PM   Subject: Hi, I'm Vicky
Hi Vicki! Glad you visited this site. I agree with Sherri regarding the birthday party.....go with what feels comfortable to you.

My daughter, Kortney's, first year (and next three) weren't all t ...
  Topic: Our introduction

Replies: 3
Views: 644

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 09 2000, 1:33 PM   Subject: Our introduction

Good to hear from you. I truly hope that Jared's recovery will go smoothly for you all. Sorry to hear about your father's bone cancer. Unfortunately, I know several people who have had t ...
  Topic: Picture of Bob's Daughter Julia

Replies: 7
Views: 923

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 07 2000, 5:33 PM   Subject: Picture of Bob's Daughter Julia
Julia is a beautiful little girl! She's lucky to have a Daddy who is so involved in her life!
  Topic: Our Intro!

Replies: 6
Views: 892

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 07 2000, 5:30 PM   Subject: Our Intro!

As I've said before, my hat is off to you!!! I know that many of us think that raising 'one' child with DS is hard some days. Can't imagine two. However, I think looking at it from the o ...
  Topic: Picture of Cindy's daughter Kortney

Replies: 2
Views: 555

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 07 2000, 5:21 PM   Subject: Picture of Cindy's daughter Kortney
Thanks Tom, for helping me out!
  Topic: Here's Alex (pic included!)

Replies: 7
Views: 987

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 04 2000, 10:08 PM   Subject: Here's Alex (pic included!)
I'm with MM.......How 'do' we get our photos posted on this site? Do we send them to you Tom? Or do it ourselves?

  Topic: Picture of Anna's son Joey

Replies: 4
Views: 740

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 04 2000, 4:42 PM   Subject: Joey
Anna, Joey is absolutely ADORABLE! He's so cute. Those bright, shiny eyes look ready to take on the world!

Best of luck to you and yours!
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