Summer has begun for everyone, at least in our hemisphere. On social media I have seen families sending their kids off to camps, going on family trips and also just swimming by the pool. It’s been a tough few months Continue Reading
Should we go to the ER?
I’m not sad. I’m angry with Rett Syndrome. We are in a very strange and confusing place as parents – not just parents of a beautiful child with special needs; not just parents of a brave girl with Rett Syndrome; Continue Reading
What being 2 1/2 years old means to us… two realities
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, “Do you see how well Gray is doing?” “Isn’t it exciting how well he is doing?” “Have you noticed how well he is doing?” I think these are all questions Continue Reading
Starting 2nd grade
It’s finally here. I can’t believe Magnolia is starting 2nd grade. She loves music, mostly #taylorswift and the #lumineers . She loves #adventuresports#familyadventures and watching #fancynancy she loves #harrypotter She will choose to try and #rockclimb over going #shopping . That Continue Reading
Scoliosis, kyphosis and other symptoms causing symptoms?
And now introducing Scoliosis and Kyphosis. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth spurt just before puberty. While scoliosis can be caused by conditions such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, the Continue Reading
Gastrointestinal meds are working but….
Magnolia has been on her GI medication for 7 days, this is day 8. She doesn’t like them. She seemed to tolerate them the first few days but now she revolts when we have to give her the medication. Yesterday, Continue Reading
A seizure rollercoaster ride….
I’ve learned a lot of things the past few years dealing with Rett Syndrome. First, every time I write Rett, it gets auto corrected to Rest, which is hilarious. I wish she had Rest Syndrome A syndrome where everyone is Continue Reading
What a crazy month!
October is Rett Syndrome awareness month, but apparently so is February for Team Magnolia’s Hope. Wow, just wow! I am speechless with the amount of support, love, community, awareness and fundraising we just received this past month. It almost seems as Continue Reading
Soccer season success! Buddy included….
Warning! Cute post alert! Maggie played soccer and had the time of her life. We became a soccer family and it really brightened up our Saturdays. To be able to go to the soccer fields and have Maggie play and Continue Reading
Celebrity Campaign for Rett Syndrome!!!! #reverserett
[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QRk1fgEuRU[/embedyt] Today, a celebrity campaign launches to invite the world to help Reverse Rett. A long list of stars including Sofia Vergara, Matt Lauer, Sarah Silverman, Casey Wilson, Paul Scheer, Billy Eichner, Kristen Schaal, June Diane Raphael and Nick Continue Reading