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  Topic: Brock Stood Up!

Replies: 31
Views: 198

PostForum: Brags   Posted: October 28 2006, 7:28 PM   Subject: Brock Stood Up!
Thank you for sharing!!!! WTG Brock!!!!!
  Topic: Do you think she can hear me?

Replies: 8
Views: 133

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 28 2006, 1:36 PM   Subject: Do you think she can hear me?
I know there are people who can explain this better then me but she could not have a full range of hearing. Justin has always behaved similar to how you have described. He does respond to my voice o ...
  Topic: Why do kids need to see a geneticist?

Replies: 12
Views: 193

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 26 2006, 1:55 AM   Subject: Why do kids need to see a geneticist?
Our geneticist with Kaiser is also our peditrician for Justin. We switched Justin over to him as he seems to have alot more knowledge of DS. He never explained the diagnoses to us. Though I think h ...
  Topic: Three cheers for Kiersten!!!!

Replies: 12
Views: 188

PostForum: General   Posted: October 25 2006, 1:46 AM   Subject: Three cheers for Kiersten!!!!
Thanks for sharing. I loved your whole post--from the lunchroom to the ship. Your daughter sounds like a wonderful young woman!
  Topic: Jack's Heart Cath on Monday

Replies: 38
Views: 346

PostForum: General   Posted: October 22 2006, 11:24 AM   Subject: Jack's Heart Cath on Monday
Justin's heart cath (done at Kaiser LA right next to childrens) went super smooth. It really was amazing. They did all the diagnostics, showed us a video and were able to correct his PDA with the ca ...
  Topic: Ciarra just read EVERY single word

Replies: 13
Views: 196

PostForum: Brags   Posted: October 21 2006, 2:53 AM   Subject: Ciarra just read EVERY single word
That is so wonderful!!!! I've taught 3 of mine to read so far and it is so great. Ciarra is doing wonderful and is so beautiful.
  Topic: Sooo....he CAN!!! An Elijah brag. And 3 month cardio.

Replies: 7
Views: 167

PostForum: Brags   Posted: October 21 2006, 2:49 AM   Subject: Sooo....he CAN!!! An Elijah brag. And 3 month cardio.
Yay Elijah! I am so happy for you.

We'll be joining you on the tubes but just like you, after heart stuff it doesn't seem like a huge deal.
  Topic: AJ was Guest of Honor at Right To Life Mass!!

Replies: 8
Views: 157

PostForum: General   Posted: October 21 2006, 2:41 AM   Subject: AJ was Guest of Honor at Right To Life Mass!!
Your day sounded so special. Can't wait to see the pics. I know I don't know you very well either but I was just talking to a friend of mine yesterday and telling her about this wonderful woman on m ...
  Topic: Well I'm pretty sure he swallowed a penny...

Replies: 22
Views: 390

PostForum: General   Posted: October 21 2006, 2:34 AM   Subject: Well I'm pretty sure he swallowed a penny...
My Andrew (now 11) swallowed a dime. It arrived 2 days later and was colored like a penny from the stomach acid I guess. What was funny is that it wasn't in the poo. It was clean and stuck between ...

Replies: 13
Views: 177

PostForum: General   Posted: October 20 2006, 3:59 PM   Subject: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY SON ALEX...HARD TO BELIEVE
Happy Birthday Alex! He sure is handsome! Thanks so much for sharing.
  Topic: TOYS! for New One Year Old

Replies: 7
Views: 156

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 18 2006, 5:18 PM   Subject: TOYS! for New One Year Old
Thought this would be fun to put out. Justin will be 1 year on 12/9 and then there is Christmas. Our baby toys have been through alot and we would really like to get Justin some new toys that he wi ...
  Topic: Usborne Books

Replies: 5
Views: 180

PostForum: General   Posted: October 16 2006, 3:33 AM   Subject: Usborne Books
I was a rep. back when I had 2 kids and bought lots of books! 10 years and a few kids later I have seen over and over how these books are latched unto. I have rebought titles through the years that ...
  Topic: How much baby food at 6 months???

Replies: 9
Views: 181

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 11 2006, 1:42 PM   Subject: How much baby food at 6 months???
I'm always a later solids person then normal as they get most of their nutrition from formula or breastmilk. So I'll just tell you what Justin-10 months old eats. He has a mashed fresh banana a day ...
  Topic: Another ear/ent ?

Replies: 7
Views: 150

PostForum: Questions   Posted: October 11 2006, 1:34 PM   Subject: Another ear/ent ?
I am reading all the threads both new and old about fluid and tubes. Everyone seems to agree if there is fluid then tubes. That sounds right.

Justin had his ent visit yesterday because his eardru ...
  Topic: did you guys see people magazine this week?

Replies: 12
Views: 474

PostForum: General   Posted: October 10 2006, 11:11 PM   Subject: did you guys see people magazine this week?
My friend and I were discussing the $22.00 worth of ice cream. It really might not be that much ice cream depending on what they bought. Since it was for the 2 of them it is really only $11.00 each ...
  Topic: Signing Time DVDs--baby or regular?

Replies: 5
Views: 198

PostForum: General   Posted: October 04 2006, 2:24 AM   Subject: Signing Time DVDs--baby or regular?
I want to buy some of the Signing Time DVDs for Justin and just can't make up my mind which series to get. He is 10 months but he has 5 older siblings who will watch with him sometimes. I have just ...
  Topic: TMX ELMO!!!

Replies: 8
Views: 253

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: October 03 2006, 12:46 AM   Subject: TMX ELMO!!!
Yay! Way to go. I am glad you got one. Waiting in line for a cute Elmo for your daughter and actually getting one is a fun thing in life and you'll enjoy telling the story!

I want one too!!
  Topic: What are your favorite 80's movies?

Replies: 41
Views: 1019

PostForum: Shoot the Breeze   Posted: September 30 2006, 2:17 AM   Subject: What are your favorite 80's movies?
Weird Science was the first movie my hubby and I saw together. I embarassed to say we still laugh at the quote "chips, dips, chains and whips" from that movie.

I am not a big TV person b ...
  Topic: Are there any homeschoolers on here?

Replies: 6
Views: 288

PostForum: Questions   Posted: September 30 2006, 1:45 AM   Subject: Are there any homeschoolers on here?
We have homeschooled from the beginning and my oldest is 14. Obviously no DS homeschooling experience yet. There are 2 children with DS in our large homeschool coop that meets once a week. The ...
  Topic: I've been lurking..

Replies: 24
Views: 647

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: September 30 2006, 1:26 AM   Subject: I've been lurking..
Welcome! Your little guy is gorgeous. He and my Justin are just about the same age. This site sure helped me in the early days and still does. I love to visit daily. Looking forward to getting to ...

Replies: 14
Views: 449

PostForum: General   Posted: September 29 2006, 9:23 PM   Subject: WHY WON'T SHE SMILE???
Oh I understand. I remember being very scared and I couldn't really find any information. My mind worked overtime and I imagined some really awful stuff was wrong with him. I wanted to connect with ...
  Topic: Koby update Thursday night

Replies: 30
Views: 701

PostForum: General   Posted: September 28 2006, 10:16 PM   Subject: Koby update Thursday night
praying for Koby
  Topic: Should I push for a referral NOW or wait for further testing

Replies: 4
Views: 183

PostForum: General   Posted: September 25 2006, 1:58 PM   Subject: Should I push for a referral NOW or wait for further testing
This medical stuff seems to me to be the hardest/scariest part about DS. I would ask for the referral because if it does take a month or more like you said, you can always cancel the appointment if y ...
  Topic: Last week's scare

Replies: 37
Views: 1113

PostForum: General   Posted: September 25 2006, 10:42 AM   Subject: Last week's scare

My midwife recommended this when I was pregnant and I didn't think it tasted that bad and it is suppose to be better for you then regular iron supplem ...
  Topic: A brag with a pic

Replies: 25
Views: 978

PostForum: Brags   Posted: September 23 2006, 11:14 AM   Subject: A brag with a pic
She is very very cute and it sounds like she is doing great!!
  Topic: Jack Cardiologist Update

Replies: 8
Views: 197

PostForum: General   Posted: September 22 2006, 12:06 AM   Subject: Jack Cardiologist Update
I am sorry you have to wait this long. I understand how you would want it all behind you before the holidays.

He is doing great though! Justin had his heart cath at Jack's age now. They were abl ...
  Topic: I'm worried and scared...damaged red blood cells

Replies: 20
Views: 596

PostForum: General   Posted: September 21 2006, 2:53 AM   Subject: I'm worried and scared...damaged red blood cells
Praying for you and your sweetheart!
  Topic: Introducing tablefood/ fingerfoods?

Replies: 6
Views: 247

PostForum: Questions   Posted: September 18 2006, 11:41 PM   Subject: Introducing tablefood/ fingerfoods?
I actually haven't tried it with Justin and he might be ready but I have used the little mesh bag thing. My son before Justin loved frozen mango and banana in it!
  Topic: Nutrivene-worth it??

Replies: 15
Views: 678

PostForum: Questions   Posted: September 18 2006, 11:38 PM   Subject: Nutrivene-worth it??
We've used it since Justin was 1 week old starting at 1/4 of the dosage as he was so tiny and slowly worked up and added the whole program one at a time including some DHA.

As mentioned, there is ...
  Topic: formula recall

Replies: 5
Views: 204

PostForum: General   Posted: September 18 2006, 4:28 PM   Subject: formula recall
One of the many things Justin has already taught me and I am sure there will be more is to have compassion on those who have breastfeeding difficulties.

I nursed my others until they are 4-5 years ...
  Topic: Love this pic. and update

Replies: 7
Views: 334

PostForum: Brags   Posted: September 18 2006, 2:20 AM   Subject: Love this pic. and update
Well I finally got around to changing my sig. pics. and I know Justin's is huge even though I tried to resize it. So I just thought I would post here so you all could tell me how cute Justin is. Jus ...
  Topic: Parents Magazine has Ds "article"

Replies: 2
Views: 230

PostForum: General   Posted: September 16 2006, 3:22 AM   Subject: Parents Magazine has Ds "article"
A friend showed me the articles in her copy today and I thought they were wonderful and very positive!
  Topic: AJ's eye exam

Replies: 6
Views: 158

PostForum: General   Posted: September 12 2006, 1:34 AM   Subject: AJ's eye exam
Just lifted you and AJ and his eye visit up in prayer. God understands your Mama heart.

Hugs to you!
  Topic: Question about Nipples

Replies: 7
Views: 465

PostForum: Questions   Posted: September 12 2006, 1:28 AM   Subject: Question about Nipples
Congratulations on the nursing to both of you!!!!! Aren't you glad you stuck with it?

I still remember how wonderful it was when between 4-5 months Justin took off with his nursing and we didn't h ...
  Topic: I don't think it is a good thing when the surgeon calls

Replies: 40
Views: 1059

PostForum: General   Posted: September 08 2006, 2:18 AM   Subject: I don't think it is a good thing when the surgeon calls
Prayers for sweet Carson and you.
  Topic: Good toy for small hands/short arms

Replies: 5
Views: 171

PostForum: General   Posted: September 06 2006, 1:24 AM   Subject: Good toy for small hands/short arms
I just relized the catalog I got the ball from is Rainbow Resource not Research. What part of CA are you in? We are down south. Our boys are almost exactly a month a part in age.
  Topic: Good toy for small hands/short arms

Replies: 5
Views: 171

PostForum: General   Posted: September 06 2006, 1:15 AM   Subject: Good toy for small hands/short arms
We have that ball too and Justin loves it also. Ours came from a homeschool supply catalog (rainbow research). We also have the same little animals from the baby gym that Charlie is looking at. We ...
  Topic: Kennedy update 8/31/06

Replies: 36
Views: 961

PostForum: General   Posted: September 01 2006, 1:27 AM   Subject: Kennedy update 8/31/06
praying for your sweetheart!
  Topic: sitting up unaided

Replies: 12
Views: 429

PostForum: Questions   Posted: August 29 2006, 8:24 PM   Subject: sitting up unaided
I know it must be hard to not compare the twins and I know it hurts when you do.

On the sitting, we are in the same boat. Justin is almost 9 months and his PT said a few weeks ago when I as ...
  Topic: never a dull moment...

Replies: 13
Views: 467

PostForum: General   Posted: August 28 2006, 4:36 PM   Subject: never a dull moment...
That all must have been so scary. Glad you are home and have your family back together. Hoping for a good check up today. Jack is very cute as I am sure you know.
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