If your child has a developmental delay, you know you’re going to be waiting some extra time for communication milestones, and while you’re waiting, your baby is likely growing frustrated.
I can’t pinpoint the day when Hope started napping exclusively in our arms, but ironically, we lucked out last month on Friday the 13th when she took her first big girl […]
First birthdays are incredible occasions, particularly when baby has survived her first time parents. That’s true in any case, but Hope had some additional hurdles with us. We had to […]
I should say we’ve been practicing self-feeding for a couple of months now because I want Hope to fine tune her motor skills or because I want to help her […]
Mainstream marketing campaigns often have nothing to do with enhancing the development of our truly special little ones.
There are three good reasons why the parent of a newborn baby with Down syndrome should choose to swaddle: Nothing is cuter than a baby burrito. A naked baby is […]
When PT was cancelled this past Tuesday, Hope and I were left with nothing to do. It was already the third of six consecutive days my husband would be at […]
Being told you can start feeding your baby solid foods is eerily reminiscent of the day the hospital staff parade in and out of the room telling you all the […]
The first place Hope and I went after receiving a green light from the pediatrician to start solid foods was the grocery store for some rice cereal. I’m sure many […]
Our little girl turned 6 months old last week, and we are grateful for every single day of her little (BIG!) life. Six months carries so much symbolic weight for […]