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What No One Tells You About: Down Syndrome

Why keep the good stuff all to ourselves? Parents of Down Syndrome children, can you please share how amazing it is to have a child with Down Syndrome! A serious life changing moment. The Goodies You will feel an extreme and out of this world love for another human being. Not like any other love. […]

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Precious Moments

Now back to the reason I started blogging in the first place. My son is one year and one month old. He has Translocation Down Syndrome. We knew that he would have some developmental delays and that he would reach his milestones later than most children. We knew this because that was what the doctors […]

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My Experience As A Special Needs Parent

My son is turning One this month. What has our first year with Rodrigo Ivan been like? Let’s recap! Rodrigo Iván was diagnosed with Translocation Down Syndrome at 1 week old. Translocation Down Syndrome falls under Trisomy 21 criteria. Meaning, he has an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. The difference here is that the […]

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Twenty Nineteen

Where to begin? You would think I would learn from my past experiences that I need to slow down and not put too much on my plate. Guess what? I haven’t. Here I am once again feeling a bit overwhelmed. Let me give you an update. This year is very exciting. Actually the first part […]

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He Will Walk When He’s 4 Years Old… Maybe.

One thing that I did not know about Down Syndrome was the delay in development. DS children have low muscle tone and long tongues. Combined, these characteristics can delay them from reaching milestones that other children their age do with no difficulty. My son is 8 months old and he can almost hold his head […]

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