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Development and Growth


In Fall of 2012, we fell in love with a little girl.  At the time she was two and a half years old, and aside from having Down syndrome, was perfectly healthy. We had three referral photos of this little hairless beauty, and a file that described a girl with spunk and joy and a … Continue reading »

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3 months and counting

Brief updates on life with Meghan and the other kiddos… Meghan is making great strides every week.  She’s becoming more secure, more confident.  She’s happier, more interactive, and more trusting.  She’s also more likely to throw little fits when she doesn’t get her way – or start squawking if she thinks we haven’t been paying … Continue reading »

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At the end of 3 weeks with us (3 years, 7 months old)

Tracking M’s progress – for her sake, for mine, and hopefully for encouraging (ultimately!) others who may be considering a child with substantial developmental delays. 🙂 At her pediatrician appt this week, she’s estimated at a 6-9 month old developmentally speaking.  32″ tall and almost 20 lbs (off the percentile charts tiny). * Goes from … Continue reading »

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