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NINE years ago today, I married my sweetheart! Charlie, we have had so many memories with both laughter and tears over the past nine years and I am so glad I have shared them with YOU!! I wonder what we were talking about?? We were young, in love, and ready to take on the world! [...]
What is putting this HUGE smile on Brooklyn’s face???Her kite of course!!Today was a BEAUTIFUL day here in Indiana – warm and breezy – perfect for flying a kite! She helped daddy fly it too, of course I missed my chance at getting that picture! We had a blast!!
This post is for my mom…..who makes ME a better mom to Brooklyn. I have posted a lot of ideas lately on things we are doing with Brooklyn to help her communicate and play more independently – the truth is – Charlie and I are only able to do all of these wonderful things because [...]
Another idea to share…All kids like to play right?? And they want to choose what to play with, right? Well….I assume Brooklyn does too! So, we decided to take pictures of her toys and put velcro on the back of them.You can then use any sort of velcro strip to place the pictures/choices on – [...]
Tuesday mornings Brooklyn spends time with members of her AT/Communication team for her Extended School year. Today Miss Nancy brought Miss Carol with her. They spent a lot of time working on the computer and trying out switches in various positions so Brooklyn could access them purposefully. In this game she was putting fish into [...]
I am trying to get some organization in my life :)Mainly, in Brooklyn’s room. I want it to be more accessible for her, for us, and for my mom during play time and therapy/work time! The cubes will help everything be within arms reach and easier for Brooklyn to use her eye gaze to choose [...]
MY DADDY, MY HERO Before I was even a twinkle in your eye,God picked you to be my Daddy.He fashioned my body with a reason and a purposeand He knew I needed you to help me through this life. He knew I’d need your strong arms to carry me when I couldn’t walk.He knew I’d [...]
Brooklyn works SO hard everyday on her various Physical Therapy activities. My mom helps us out a ton, working with her during the day making sure she gets lots of physical activity. “Tummy Time” however, is one of her least favorites and she does her best work on this one with her daddy. (My apologies [...]
Brooklyn’s hair was getting SO long – we needed a summer trim :) We cut almost four inches off and it still looks long! Her bangs are a bit short right now but they grow so fast – plus they were so long the poor girl could barely see! She LOVES all the compliments daddy [...]
I want to thank everyone that has voted for Girl Power 2 Cure on the Communicause site, we have gone from a rank of #256 to #14 in a matter of a few days! VERY COOL!! I love that our girls are surrounded with such great friends and family that will pull together for us! [...]