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  Topic: Movie Theaters
Willie's mom

Replies: 16
Views: 827

PostForum: General   Posted: March 10 2005, 11:28 AM   Subject: Movie Theaters
We just took Willie to a movie. We doesn't like loud noises. We took ear plugs. He put them in and munched on popcorn. He had a great time.
  Topic: WHY!!!!???!!!!!
Willie's mom

Replies: 14
Views: 1151

PostForum: General   Posted: February 12 2005, 5:30 PM   Subject: been there!
I just had to laugh at your post. I know it isn't a funny time, but I remember it well! Willie is seven now and that first year was rough. He was in the hospital the first six months. We also had the ...
  Topic: Cadiac Catheterization
Willie's mom

Replies: 1
Views: 556

PostForum: General   Posted: January 17 2003, 11:26 AM   Subject: Cadiac Catheterization
The cardiac cath was a difficult time for us. He had a hard time after the procedure for a few hours. It tore my heart out when they took him away. I didn't expect them to just come and take him. I do ...
  Topic: News
Willie's mom

Replies: 10
Views: 1203

PostForum: General   Posted: April 04 2001, 9:17 AM   Subject: News
Has anyone heard how Joey (the Pinto) is doing. I haven't heard anything since he came out of surgery.
  Topic: Blocked tear ducts
Willie's mom

Replies: 6
Views: 658

PostForum: Questions   Posted: April 04 2001, 9:15 AM   Subject: Blocked tear ducts
I don't think you are overreacting. It is always scary when your child has surgery!

Willie had the surgery when he was two. It was so blocked they had to work a bit longer than they expected. He lo ...
Willie's mom

Replies: 7
Views: 1125

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: January 23 2001, 5:18 PM   Subject: HELLO TO EVERYONE
I will be thinking of you. Our fourth child has DS. It is quite a shock. Willie had surgery when he was 6 months old. It is a difficult time. It does get easier.

We'll be thinking of you.
  Topic: Help
Willie's mom

Replies: 6
Views: 1377

PostForum: Education   Posted: January 15 2001, 10:40 AM   Subject: Help
I live in MN too. It seems like so long ago when we started that I just can't really remember what the school demanded. I do know that a social worker came when he was in the hospital and signed him u ...
  Topic: HEY, GOT A QUESTION....
Willie's mom

Replies: 3
Views: 1158

PostForum: Education   Posted: January 15 2001, 10:36 AM   Subject: HEY, GOT A QUESTION....

I am so impressed that you have the patience to home school. I think it is a neat thing to do with your children. I can't imagine doing it though.

My son is just turning three. ...
  Topic: VSD surgery?
Willie's mom

Replies: 3
Views: 667

PostForum: Questions   Posted: January 05 2001, 11:59 AM   Subject: VSD surgery?
My son, Willie, had surgery when he was 5 months old. It is awful when they come and take your child. It is amazing what a difference it made for Willie. He has done so well since the surgery.

I ju ...
  Topic: chapped cheeks
Willie's mom

Replies: 7
Views: 1063

PostForum: Questions   Posted: December 07 2000, 4:46 PM   Subject: chapped cheeks
I have tried all those creams on Willie. We also tried udder cream. None of them really helped. Now he has a prescription for Hydrocortizone cream .2%. We had tried the over the counter kind. His poor ...
  Topic: Logan's "HEART"
Willie's mom

Replies: 3
Views: 647

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: December 04 2000, 2:39 PM   Subject: Logan's "HEART"
I couldn't pass up writing this, Boy, do I know what you mean too!

Willie was 6 months old, still on oxygen and not thriving or doing anything except struggle to breathe. His holes were pretty smal ...
  Topic: Hello
Willie's mom

Replies: 15
Views: 2350

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: December 04 2000, 2:36 PM   Subject: Hello
My son, Willie, was born almost 3 years ago with DS. He is also my fourth child. My oldest son, Isaac, (Cool was in school and Willie and I were in the hospital and, of course, we were blown away when w ...
  Topic: how to break the news
Willie's mom

Replies: 12
Views: 1804

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 31 2000, 3:58 PM   Subject: how to break the news

I understand what you are saying. I love my son dearly, he is 2 1/2 years old. Sometimes it just seems like if you tell everyone about the DS you are giving people more information than they w ...
  Topic: School for three year old
Willie's mom

Replies: 7
Views: 1575

PostForum: Education   Posted: August 18 2000, 9:46 PM   Subject: School for three year old
Wow, too many questions and too much to think about. I also agree with inclusion. I don't know if I want it for Willie at this time though. Our school district doesn't currently have any child needing ...
  Topic: School for three year old
Willie's mom

Replies: 7
Views: 1575

PostForum: Education   Posted: August 11 2000, 9:06 AM   Subject: School for three year old
I was told that Willie "wouldn't fit in" at our local public school. They have NEVER had a DS child. Imagine that! I'm from a town with about 300 people. The closest town with preschool has ...
  Topic: School for three year old
Willie's mom

Replies: 7
Views: 1575

PostForum: Education   Posted: August 10 2000, 9:24 PM   Subject: School for three year old
My son will be three in January. He had some developmental testing and was very close to the "normal" range in most areas (speech is slow). He was going to start school in January, but now t ...
  Topic: I have to write a letter and need help!
Willie's mom

Replies: 4
Views: 829

PostForum: Questions   Posted: August 10 2000, 9:10 PM   Subject: I have to write a letter and need help!
My kids also go to a private school (with 12 of their cousins). My son is 30 months old now and I was talking to the principal about sending Willie. She said they try and only have kids there that are ...
  Topic: Picture of Courtney!
Willie's mom

Replies: 11
Views: 1839

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: August 04 2000, 4:20 PM   Subject: Picture of Courtney!
Thank you for sharing! Courtney made my day. What a beautiful little girl.

  Topic: WBC
Willie's mom

Replies: 2
Views: 638

PostForum: Questions   Posted: August 04 2000, 4:16 PM   Subject: WBC
My son has always had a low WBC. They never seem too concerned. He just gets sick whenever he is around someone who sneezes! We try and let people know to stay away if they aren't feeling good.

So ...
  Topic: breathing problem
Willie's mom

Replies: 4
Views: 886

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: July 18 2000, 1:26 PM   Subject: breathing problem
My son was on O2 all the time. I can't remember how much he needed, but I know it was very little. He had a small VSD. They didn't want to do surgery. They figured his lungs were just bad. He was in t ...
  Topic: discipline
Willie's mom

Replies: 2
Views: 512

PostForum: Questions   Posted: July 17 2000, 9:47 AM   Subject: discipline
It is so nice to hear other people struggle with the same problems. My son is 2 1/2 and so very full of energy. My sister does daycare. She suggested that I was just too easy on him. She took him for ...
  Topic: Love and Learning Program
Willie's mom

Replies: 5
Views: 817

PostForum: Questions   Posted: July 13 2000, 9:57 PM   Subject: Love and Learning Program
We use the series. We started when Willie turned 2. I think they would be great for a younger child. I took them to our speech therapist. She thought it was a great idea to play the audio tapes. You c ...
  Topic: My little guy
Willie's mom

Replies: 4
Views: 726

PostForum: Brags   Posted: July 12 2000, 1:55 PM   Subject: My little guy
I just love reading your posts. Your son seems to be about the closest in age to Willie. He is 30 months. Jared sounds like he is doing great. It is so exciting. Congrats!!!

  Topic: Hi, I'm Vicky
Willie's mom

Replies: 4
Views: 692

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 12 2000, 1:47 PM   Subject: Welcome
I hardly remember my son's first birthday. His first year was pretty hard. His health wasn't too good and it was a lot for our family to get used to.

His 2nd birthday was in January. We did have a ...
  Topic: What NOT to say?!!
Willie's mom

Replies: 12
Views: 1723

PostForum: General   Posted: July 12 2000, 1:36 PM   Subject: I hear ya!
My mom used to work with the mentally challenged when I was growing up. (They scared me.) My mother-in-law had never been around anyone who wasn't "perfect." My son is now 2 1/2 years old. M ...
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