Tag Archives: Rebecca

Just Like Her Dear Old Dad….

. Rebecca has taken to sitting in her own booth at our Friday night pizza hangout – she can’t be bothered with us boring grown-ups. She always brings along a few toys to keep herself entertained. So last night, I … Continue reading

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Want To Make Some Kids (and Adults, too) Really Happy?

Dear Friends and Family, I know you are frequently asked for donations or to buy something for a fundraiser. We all know there are LOTS of really good causes. Because I know many of you already give to many community … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a Very Special Little Girl

On this day 13 years ago, we were given a very special gift: . . On July 10, 2001, we welcomed Rebecca Claire into the world.  She was absolutely perfect – another beautiful daughter.  A few hours after her birth, … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21) – with a Foodie Friday Bonus

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Want To Make Some Kids (and Adults, too) Really Happy?

Dear Friends and Family, I know you are frequently asked for donations or to buy something for a fundraiser. We all know there are LOTS of really good causes. Because I know many of you already give to many community … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a Very Special Little Girl

On this day 12 years ago, we were given a very special gift: . . On July 10, 2001, we welcomed Rebecca Claire into the world.  She was absolutely perfect – another beautiful daughter.  A few hours after her birth, … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21)

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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She’s Starting Early….

Knowing what we do (or think that we do) about Down syndrome, I didn’t think that we would ever have to worry about Rebecca sneaking out at night, but now I’m not so sure…. I was walking by her bedroom yesterday morning and … Continue reading

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The Important Things

. One of the joys of having a child with Down syndrome is that they are constantly reminding you of the truly important things in life, simply by living a life full of joy and happiness.  They live each day … Continue reading

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Making Happy Birthday (Cake) Memories

. Yesterday was Rebecca’s birthday, and since she has Celiac Disease, we can’t just go to the store and buy a pre-made cake.  Sarah has been doing more cooking around the house, so while she was at the grocery store … Continue reading

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