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5 Self-Care Habits For: Mothers with a Down Syndrome Child

I took a turn into the Down Syndrome world a year ago. Our child was diagnosed with DS and we had to make changes to our lives. Change does not always come easy or when we want it; But these 5 self-care habits changed my life for the better. 1. Prayer No I am not […]

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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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June Blog Challenge

As you may have noticed, I am bad with monthly challenges. I was hoping to be able to post daily but that is not the case. Silly me, a full time employee and a mother of 3. It was nearly impossible to get through. But it is done. Daily blogging has increased traffic to my […]

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Day 30

Weird Quirk Of Mine Yikes, not sure if I want to confess my quirk. A weird quirk of mine is that I like to smell everything that I touch. Not sure why, it is a habit. I smell my food and even none food items. I love to smell my babys feet. They are tiny […]

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Day 29

Favorite Comfort Food Tough one. I have to say Pasta. Pasta anything. Fettucine Alredo, Spaghetti, Pesto Pasta. If I am undecided of what to eat I will always suggest pasta. If I don’t feel well, I know a good plate of spaghetti will always make me feel better. I also experiment a lot with pasta […]

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Day 18

My Worst Habits I have a ton! This question is better to ask my husband and family. They have seen me in my worst times. -My short fuse. Little to no patience. At home, at work, in the street, anywhere! I am currently working on this. -Pretending to be organized. I pretended to have my […]

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Day 15

Dream Job Is it possible to land a dream job?? My dream job is in the near future I hope. I am fairly close to it. I became a Registered Nurse because of my passion to help others. Along with helping others my dream job consists of recognition. Hard work that is not acknowledged is […]

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Day 14

Timeline Of My Day 07:00am- Wake-Up 08:00am- Arrive to work 09:00am- Plan MyDay/Review Calendar For Meetings 10:00am- Check-In With Floor Staff, Address Concerns/Issues 11:00am- Review Reports/Print Reports 12:00pm-Work On Audits/Staff and Patient Schedules 1:00pm- Lunch.. Maybe. 2:00pm- Answer Phone Calls/Emails 3:00pm- Check-In With Floor Before Heading Home 4:00pm- Leave Office and Go Home 5:00pm- Start […]

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30-Day Blog Challenge

First of I apologize for the delay to post a blog. Last month was a hectic one! Between birthday planning and early intervention evaluations, it was impossible to even rest. But I am back!! Blogging is very important to me. And since it is the begining of the month, I felt it was only right […]

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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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