Along with growing taller, Evie is growing in feistiness. She has definite opinions about everything from socks to books to how she should eat. I didn't read on any of the Down Syndrome websites that there seems to be a theme of stubbornness in our kids (although every kid is still different!). But as I've learned from other families, stubbornness is a very real thing. First, she has the genes for stubbornness from both sides of the family. Then she seems to have the extra copy of special stubbornness. But the thing is, she's a cute stubborn. She sticks out her lower lip and crosses her arms as she emits a "Gaaaah!" Which just makes me laugh at her. Most of the time. Today I am not laughing. We decided last night to wean her off the iPad while she eats. I was inspired by the other parents on the tube-weaning Facebook group I joined, and while I was warned that it would be tough, it is still hard to start the journey. The first 2 meals were surprisi
While sharing our journey with Down Syndrome, we want to help other parents with our experiences, as well as spread awareness about what it means to have Down Syndrome (spoiler: it means great things!).