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 […]Read More welcome to holland
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 […]Read More S + J’s 3rd Birthday!!
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 […]Read More Autism + Genetics
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 […]Read More Ruff
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 […]Read More Christmas Concert
Today the kids and I are participating in Calgary Children’s Foundation Pledge Day Radiothon! I was asked to participate by the Ability Society, our therapy team and big part of our support system. I’ll be interviewed by Betty Jo Kaiser about my experience with the Ability Society (the kids therapy provider)! So please tune in […]Read More Calgary Children’s Foundation – Pledge Day Radiothon
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 […]Read More Stir Crazy!!