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Shame on Mama!

My heart melted this morning. Little Miss was at the table coloring while everyone else was getting ready for church. Yet again she is sick and is having to stay home. She was drawing a really cute picture of people … Continue reading

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Our Gift

Tomorrow is Apraxia Awareness Day. I don’t need to be made aware. We are very aware in our house. Apraxia is one of the many “gifts” Little Miss has been given. It keeps her from being able to form words … Continue reading

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She is reading words!

So, I fell off the face of the earth again for a while. Sorry. We had holidays, illnesses, a surprise get away for my anniversary with my amazing hubby and we have…..reading! Yep, we are doing it. My girl is … Continue reading

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22Q: What This Mom Wants You to Know

In lots of places all over the world this past week it was VCFS awareness week, also known as 22Q11 Deletion Syndrome. This is the very same syndrome Little Miss has. I am not the mom that is out there … Continue reading

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ASL Alphabet coloring/handwriting pages

Here is a link to a very cool set of ASL alphabet coloring pages with handwriting worksheets. Great way to mix your signing practice with letter recognition & handwriting. Perfect for Little Miss this year. http://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/free-asl-printables-from-the-preschoolmom-com/

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Teaching My Non-Verbal Child to Read: First Thing First

Today we had Little Miss’s non-verbal cognitive testing done. I figured before we start officially schooling her we needed to have a good grasp on her strengths and weaknesses. I was not sure what all we would learn but if … Continue reading

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A Detour: A Rare Disease

Today, in honor of Rare Disease Awareness Day we are taking a detour from the chicken hatchery to highlight the syndrome that affects the youngest in our family, Little Miss (4 1/2 years old), 22q11 Deletion Syndrome.  The funny thing is … Continue reading

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