S + J’s 3rd Birthday!!

Each and every birthday I’m reminded at how fast time is going by and it seems each year is going by faster than the last. Slow down! Sophia + Jule turned 3 years old. We had a party! 🙂 I hope they knew the day was a celebration for them. They really loved the balloons […]

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Autism + Genetics

There is always a lot of talk about genetics and autism. “What causes autism?”, the big question on a lot of people’s minds. They are doing a lot of research to figure out what causes autism and what the genetic make up looks like. Sophia + Jule’s pediatrician referred them to the genetics lab at […]

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Therapy

Lots of small but exciting changes this past month! Here’s an update: Physical Therapy Sophia – I’m still working with Sophia on walking and cruising furniture. She’s getting stronger and her balance is getting better. I am also working on getting her to move from holding the couch to the ottoman and increasing the distance. […]

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Overwhelmed

Feeling very overwhelmed. We’ve had two therapy sessions so far, last Wednesday was the girls first Physiotherapy session and then yesterday we had their first session with a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and she brought along a member of her therapy team. The physio appointment is at the Calgary Youth Physio centre in Calgary and […]

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Our New Reality – Autism

Autism – a word I didn’t think about or use very often. Not until a couple of months ago when I started to have concerns about our identical twin girls, Sophia + Jule. And then two weeks ago we had a psychologist assess them both individually and her words to me that day were “they […]

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