Tag Archives: Charlotte

Since last week, and a love letter

Last Monday, I started my new job in Salt Lake City.  I flew out there on Sunday, worked all week and flew back to Savannah on Friday afternoon.  (For those who hadn’t heard, my role here in Savannah was eliminated … Continue reading

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Yes, its true

A few weeks ago, Charlotte was pestering me about taking her girl scout cookie order sheet to work.  I generally shy away from that because I think its obnoxious for the boss to bring anything that makes the staff feel … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Can’t believe it’s been almost three week s since our last blog post!   Between Jonathan’s birthday, the school Christmas play, the church Christmas pageant, the Nutcracker (which unfortunately was not to be for Charlotte since she sprained her ankle during … Continue reading

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Random Conversation

Last couple days the kids have been under the weather.  Both were home from school on Friday.  Deedah has a virus, and Jonathan has an ear infection. Jonathan started getting bored Friday afternoon. Jonathan:  “Mom, I want to out to … Continue reading

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Pesky Little Brother

Charlotte dances, goes to Girl Scouts and attends school with a great group of girls.  Often her “pesky little brother” is thrown into the mix during our comings and goings with carpools, birthday parties and after school and in school … Continue reading

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Why we made Deedah, and how we hope people will use it

The simple answer is we wanted to demystify what is like to have a child with Down syndrome; to show that Jonathan really is a blessing.  We wanted to encourage parents, and to educate children.  Sometimes someone says it better … Continue reading

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Rated PG

We try really hard not to offend anyone here at Deedah and me.  The blog confronts difficult situations and we discuss sharp feelings, but we avoid the controversy and keep things mostly rated G in this rated R world we … Continue reading

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now and the future

“Jonathan, what do you want to be when you grow up?” “A policeman.  with a dog.” “Oh cool.  Like a German Shepard?” “No. with a puppy.” *** Every couple weeks, I ask the kids what they want to be when … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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How does this story end?!

Last Wednesday was not a good day.  The first three days of each month are exceptionally crazy. We have to close the books at work; early mornings, late nights, lots of stress.  I was already worn out when I picked … Continue reading

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