Tag Archives: Travel

Tan lines

The good news is that Timothy is learning to drink out of a normal cup. The less good news is that the main place he performs his latest trick is in the bathtub and his drink of choice is bathwater.  … Continue reading

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The Horns of Mumbai

One recent breakfast, I was feeding Timothy and grabbed a container of rice cakes. Breaking up a rice cake into small pieces, I sprinkled them onto the tray of his high chair.  Then I looked at the rice cake container.  … Continue reading

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Smoking section

We’ve traveled a lot with our kids and we know the airplane drill well.  But to the passengers of Delta flight 1117 last Wednesday, we looked like new – if greying – parents on baby’s maiden flight (even though it … Continue reading

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Red Headed Road Warrior

We just completed our eleven day, 3,500 mile driving trip out East to visit possible colleges for Elisabeth.  She saw a dozen schools — not counting the one we visited by accident —  and it was a great trip. Timothy … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Devil

Timothy is nothing if not generous.  He has a cold and his nose has been running like a faucet.  The other day, I grabbed a Kleenex and did my best to wipe away what was under his nose.  Timothy then … Continue reading

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First teeth

Written Apr 23, 2012 On the heels of Timothy’s recent diagnosis of having a small flat spot on the left side of the back of his head, we’re trying to strengthen the neck muscles on his right side.  Given the … Continue reading

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Helmet hair

Written Apr 14, 2012 Timothy enjoyed his visit with his grandparents in AZ and did well on his first two airplane flights. He returned in time for his first Easter Egg hunt in our living room, which went into extra … Continue reading

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When we found out

Written Apr 3, 2012 Someone recently asked about our reaction to the Down syndrome diagnosis for Timothy. It was exactly a year ago that we found out that our baby had Down syndrome.  We had undergone early testing, some of … Continue reading

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Burp Cloth Houdini

Written Apr 1, 2012 Timothy is at the end of his first week eating solids, and has added peas to the oatmeal buffet.  The kid wants to control the whole process, and tries to grab the bowl and the spoon … Continue reading

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