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Jonathan’s first…

Birthday. I was going through old pictures and came across pure gold. December 5, 2003.  Twas a good day. And its not a birthday without presents.  Leave a comment below.  We’ll choose one at random and send a free Deedah … Continue reading

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Grandma’s post

I still receive handwritten notes from my mother for my birthday and random occasions.  My mom always writes beautifully and reminds me of some long past event.  I asked her to write a post for Deedah and Me knowing I … Continue reading

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Jonathan said…

Jonathan:  “Daddy, I want to be the president.” “Really!  Why?” “So that I can go out to eat more often.  And go sailing.  And go out of town.” Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about … Continue reading

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Adventures in Academia, or What I Learned in Preschool

This post started out as an answer to a question to our Therapies post, but it soon became clear that it deserved its own post.  The comment was: Thanks so much for this information! I think I was the one … Continue reading

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One of our readers asked me to blog about what therapies Jonathan is receiving and has received in the past.  I am happy to share this, but must admit that when it comes to therapy, I’m a bit lazy.  That … Continue reading

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Then Jonathan says…

We went to the neighborhood pool last Monday.  One of the swim team organizers saw Jonathan and Charlotte and gave them their trophies.  Frankly, I’m shocked they recognized the kids.  We went to several practices early in the summer then, …uh…we didn’t. … Continue reading

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Finding out

Warning, this is a long post.  Grab the big mug of coffee. Brooke’s post on finding out about Jonathan’s diagnosis of Down syndrome brought back memories of that surreal period; when we found out we were not on the road … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me! …and finding out about Jonathan

Well, Phil let the cat out of the bag – yes I am celebrating a BIG birthday this weekend: THE BIG 5-0!  Today is my actual birthday, but the festivities kicked off on Friday night with a surprise birthday party … Continue reading

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On style

Several months ago, Jonathan became aware of image and started lobbying for a new haircut.  I’m not a real style conscious person, but I have to admit I was glad there was another in the family suggesting a different haircut. … Continue reading

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A very productive meeting

I have never been more proud of my local Down syndrome support group than last night.  Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (www.ldssga.org) has done some amazing things in its only five years in existence.  The group has raised a lot of … Continue reading

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