welcome to holland

I came across this poem and wanted to share. I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this…… When you’re going to have a […]

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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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Ruff

John’s preschool class has this stuffed puppy named Ruff. Each child takes turns taking him home and having him spend a few nights. He comes along with his journal and we are supposed to put in photos and a diary entry about his time with us. John is absolutely excited and showed me all the […]

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Christmas Concert

John’s preschool class had an adorable Christmas concert today for the parents. So adorable! I was thrilled this year and compared to last year, John has come a long way! He wouldn’t do any of the actions last year, and this year he did it all and sat so well on his own. His aide […]

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Stir Crazy!!

We’ve been going stir crazy and so time to get the sillies out at Playtopia! The kids love it there! Sophia & Jule had a great time in the bouncey castle and were more and more adventurous and brave with climbing and exploring! They absolutely love the ball pit and spend quite a bit of […]

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