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  Topic: How many families here have more than one child with DS?
brenda

Replies: 18
Views: 596

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 06 2007, 9:25 PM   Subject: How many families here have more than one child with DS?
I just want to let you know that when my son was still in his old school, he had a classmate who had a younger brother with ds too. The parent had 4 kids but only the last 2 with ds. The mum was in he ...
  Topic: learning colors
brenda

Replies: 6
Views: 1785

PostForum: Education   Posted: September 04 2006, 7:16 PM   Subject: learning colors
What I did is simple. I had pieces of long card cos the words had to be bigger and in red for my son to see. I printed the words on one side of the card and on the back, I pasted coloured paper. When ...
  Topic: what is early intervention
brenda

Replies: 7
Views: 2050

PostForum: Education   Posted: September 04 2006, 7:06 PM   Subject: chinese massage
When my son is still small, we do baby massage on him. But luckily, my DH has an uncle who is a chinese doctor so he taught us on some tips.
1) Stroke his head with your fingers . It should stimulat ...
  Topic: Early reading
brenda

Replies: 14
Views: 3615

PostForum: Education   Posted: September 04 2006, 6:52 PM   Subject: reading
I started around Feb 05 using the glenn doman method on reading to my son (flash cards). I think it worked well and my son had built up his vocabulary. And I moved on to teach him mathematics to prepa ...
  Topic: International mythbusters
brenda

Replies: 184
Views: 23462

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: July 07 2006, 1:40 AM   Subject: International mythbusters
quote:
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Originally posted by wumbs
I can't believe it ! Maybe it is just Texas? What about the other states?
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  Topic: How old was your DS child when he/she was potty trained?
brenda

Replies: 14
Views: 1424

PostForum: Questions   Posted: June 21 2006, 10:54 PM   Subject: How old was your DS child when he/she was potty trained?
My son hates the potty. Partly due the fact that we had to induced his bowel so he always cry when he see his potty. Nevertheless, we carried him to the toilet instead and ask him to pee into the toil ...
  Topic: How big was your baby with DS???
brenda

Replies: 86
Views: 6553

PostForum: General   Posted: June 14 2006, 7:09 PM   Subject: How big was your baby with DS???
We go by kilo here so my son was 3.3kg when he was born. Then u multiply by 2.2 to get lbs. He's only early by 2 wks.
  Topic: A book
brenda

Replies: 0
Views: 331

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: May 23 2005, 8:27 AM   Subject: A book
I would like to recommand a book but not sure if it comes in English version. The title of the book in Japanese is "tatta hitotsu takaramono" by Katou Hiromi.
I am sure that this book comes ...
  Topic: My website
brenda

Replies: 0
Views: 509

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: July 04 2001, 6:36 PM   Subject: My website
Hello everyone, I would like to invite all of you to visit my website, specially created for my son, Vinson.

Here the link: http://www.dearest.sheeze.com

See you there.
  Topic: Julian turned 1 !!!
brenda

Replies: 7
Views: 844

PostForum: General   Posted: June 04 2001, 7:42 PM   Subject: Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday to Julian.
Happy Birthday to you!

It must be a wonderful feeling to know your kid turns 1. It would take me another 3 months to find ...
  Topic: Are you the one?
brenda

Replies: 0
Views: 436

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: May 26 2001, 8:33 PM   Subject: Are you the one?
I am looking for the person who had left a message on my Yahoo Messenger on 21 April.

Yahoo ID:love_my_bitty_bubba

If you are the one, please reply. Thank you.
  Topic: Bad eye sight
brenda

Replies: 1
Views: 451

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: May 25 2001, 6:26 AM   Subject: Bad eye sight
Vinson had his eye checked on Wednesday. The doctor did not want to confirm whether is it squint or not. Instead, I am told to go back 3 months later. He also said something which I do not know what w ...
  Topic: Hearing tests
brenda

Replies: 8
Views: 1012

PostForum: Questions   Posted: May 20 2001, 2:20 AM   Subject: Hearing tests
Vinson's hearing test is in Oct'2001 cos there are wax in both his ears and it's seem like the method they are using is different. The audiologist will put something like a earphone near his ear to tr ...
  Topic: Being supportive
brenda

Replies: 9
Views: 1067

PostForum: Questions   Posted: May 16 2001, 7:11 PM   Subject: Being supportive
I had read in my local paper the other day and it's said that more couples are adopting children with DS. That's very encouraging.
  Topic: Hospital Experience
brenda

Replies: 8
Views: 1138

PostForum: General   Posted: May 03 2001, 7:40 PM   Subject: Hospital Experience
I did not know abt my son's condition B4 birth. I think my gynae was a little shocked when she saw my son but chose to wait for the pae to check. In the labour ward, nobody told me anything, just that ...
  Topic: Physical Therapy
brenda

Replies: 10
Views: 2124

PostForum: Education   Posted: May 01 2001, 6:25 PM   Subject: Physical Therapy
I must wait till I had saved 10 times that amount b4 I'm prepared to move!!!! By then, maybe my son is all grown up!!!LOL Smile Thanks.
  Topic: Physical Therapy
brenda

Replies: 10
Views: 2124

PostForum: Education   Posted: May 01 2001, 3:53 AM   Subject: Physical Therapy
I must say I really envy u guys in US. It seems like education and medical are either free and covered by insurance.

Over here, I must pay for his education, therapy, medical bills and till today, ...
  Topic: Physical Therapy
brenda

Replies: 10
Views: 2124

PostForum: Education   Posted: April 29 2001, 7:04 PM   Subject: Physical Therapy
I think some countries do not provide free therapies. I paid for mine too. Likewise, I still need to pay when my son get admitted to the school. Guess there's no free lunch.
  Topic: Down Syndrome Congress
brenda

Replies: 3
Views: 626

PostForum: General   Posted: April 26 2001, 9:00 PM   Subject: Down Syndrome Congress
Thanks Kelly.
  Topic: God's Grace
brenda

Replies: 2
Views: 617

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: April 24 2001, 7:40 PM   Subject: God's Grace
I had always wanted a girl, now a girl like her. She's so SWEET. Although we had decided not have another child, I still a proud god-mother of two boys and a girl(22mths,1.5mth and 2 weeks).

I must ...
  Topic: Down Syndrome Congress
brenda

Replies: 3
Views: 626

PostForum: General   Posted: April 22 2001, 7:05 PM   Subject: Down Syndrome Congress
Had anyone here been to the 7th Down Syndrome Congress?
What was it like?
The next one in 2003 will be in Singapore, I am kind of interested.

Thank for any info.
  Topic: God's Grace
brenda

Replies: 2
Views: 617

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: April 20 2001, 10:17 PM   Subject: God's Grace
Like to share this story with u guys. My friend e-mail it to me.


Once there was a mother who hated God. She asked him, why must my son had Down Syndrome? Why can't you make him just like the othe ...
  Topic: Kisser
brenda

Replies: 10
Views: 1398

PostForum: Brags   Posted: April 20 2001, 6:58 PM   Subject: Kisser
These are something that I really want to say and share.

Whenever I hold Vinson over my shoulder, he would be so restless that he turned his head here and there. And everytime, he will turn towards ...
  Topic: relatives
brenda

Replies: 5
Views: 709

PostForum: Questions   Posted: April 20 2001, 6:51 PM   Subject: relatives
I have a mother-in-law who doesn't know much about Downs. She kept conparing my son with her grand-niece & nephew, who of cos were born around the same time as him.

I can't gave her books, she ...
  Topic: my angel......
brenda

Replies: 3
Views: 666

PostForum: Brags   Posted: April 20 2001, 6:29 PM   Subject: my angel......
That's so wonderful. I believe that's something you wanted to do badly. You go, girl.
Smile
  Topic: Dr. probems?
brenda

Replies: 10
Views: 1314

PostForum: Questions   Posted: April 15 2001, 9:59 AM   Subject: Dr. probems?
Well, I had to agree. The first doc that I went to charge high fees (S$120 for a vaccine-abt US$65). He actually told me that he will refer my son to a special school after his third mth assessment. I ...
  Topic: Sleep Apnea
brenda

Replies: 7
Views: 1264

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: April 15 2001, 9:43 AM   Subject: Sleep Apnea
Dear friend, does anyone here know anything about sleep apnea?

1) Is it common in a DS child?
2) Should a DS child be tested regularly?
3) When should he be tested?
4) What are the effects?
5) ...
  Topic: News
brenda

Replies: 10
Views: 1203

PostForum: General   Posted: April 04 2001, 11:22 AM   Subject: News
I'm so jealous. My baby had not been aleeping thru the night since he was 3mths old. Sure glad to know that Joey is alright.
  Topic: Chat
brenda

Replies: 0
Views: 768

PostForum: Chat Room Scheduling   Posted: March 22 2001, 8:20 AM   Subject: Chat
Looking for someone to chat. Friday night 10pm (23/3/2001,ET). Hope to see you there.
  Topic: Surprise!
brenda

Replies: 1
Views: 432

PostForum: Brags   Posted: February 01 2001, 7:18 PM   Subject: Surprise!
Vinson went for his first therapy on Thursday (01/02/2001).As the therapist put him on his tummy, I told her that he might not be able to lift up his head. And boy did he surprise me that day. He mana ...
  Topic: THE PINTO IS HOME.
brenda

Replies: 18
Views: 2457

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: January 21 2001, 11:13 PM   Subject: THE PINTO IS HOME.
It must be wonderful to have him back @ home. I believed he must be doing well now. Guess he must be asleep when I post this. Sweet dreams to all of you and Jef, you are wonderful.
Happy Chinese Luna ...
  Topic: Season Greetings!
brenda

Replies: 1
Views: 392

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: January 21 2001, 6:42 PM   Subject: Season Greetings!
Hello everyone. This coming Wednesday (24.01.2001) is our Chinese Lunar New Year. Wishing everyone here a happy and prosperous new year. And may the singles (regardless of age) get as many red packets ...
  Topic: DOES IT EVER STOP
brenda

Replies: 12
Views: 1495

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: December 21 2000, 8:44 PM   Subject: DOES IT EVER STOP
I must say I was discouraged by some of the comments but this forum allows us to air our views openly, isn't it.

If I had hurt you Jef, pls forgive me but I am only saying what I felt.

There are ...
  Topic: Causes of DS????
brenda

Replies: 4
Views: 808

PostForum: General   Posted: December 20 2000, 2:29 AM   Subject: Causes of DS????
Until today,I still can't figure out why my son has DS. Now I remember something and I pray that didn't increase my chances of having a DS baby.

During my school days, I had taken a total of 9 X-ra ...
  Topic: DOES IT EVER STOP
brenda

Replies: 12
Views: 1495

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: December 20 2000, 2:23 AM   Subject: DOES IT EVER STOP
Jef, I think you need some fresh air and space. You have been given too much, way out of your control. My son will be taking his echo gram next month and who knows what is waiting for us.

But no ma ...
  Topic: DS baby meets DS boy
brenda

Replies: 0
Views: 439

PostForum: General   Posted: December 17 2000, 7:25 PM   Subject: DS baby meets DS boy
I brought my baby to see a doctor yesterday. As the doctor was not around, my sister-in-law and I went for a bite. Across our table, there was a little boy with his sister and mother. The boy has DS. ...
  Topic: HOW DO YOU PEOPLE DO THIS.
brenda

Replies: 4
Views: 865

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: December 13 2000, 7:47 PM   Subject: HOW DO YOU PEOPLE DO THIS.
My husband is like you but he choose to put on a brave front. When our son is asleep, he told me that he actually pity our son. I know he is sad because our boy has DS but think again, if he has a cho ...
  Topic: What to do next?
brenda

Replies: 13
Views: 1982

PostForum: Questions   Posted: December 11 2000, 10:59 PM   Subject: What to do next?
This is Brenda and I have a boy with DS whose 14 weeks old. In fact, an amnio is the only way to determine whether your baby has DS or not. You are told of the risks. Raising a DS baby is not as diffi ...
  Topic: Introducing myself
brenda

Replies: 2
Views: 597

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: December 05 2000, 8:36 PM   Subject: Introducing myself
hello and hi. sorry that i miss you in the chatroom. is that a boy or girl? do share his photo with us if it is possible. Cool
  Topic: New Baby next door
brenda

Replies: 6
Views: 992

PostForum: Questions   Posted: December 05 2000, 8:07 PM   Subject: New Baby next door
It is not easy for a DS baby to come to this world. His journey is long and hard, with battles he must wins along the way. I would say a DS baby is like a preious gem and their stay with us is enjoyab ...
 
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