Monthly Archives: March 2009

Special Exposure Wednesday.

      We are on holidays, remembering our angel baby, William. The view out here is breath taking. Got something heavenly to share? Join us here at Special Exposure Wednesday. Please remember your comment love at each link you visit. Also blogging at Three Ring Circus

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Spread the Word to End the Word

A personal message from John C. McGinley, actor and father of Max, who lives with Down Syndrome. Hi, I’m John C. McGinley. I’m an ambassador for the National Down Syndrome Society, and today I’m teaming up with Special Olympics to bring you a message that’s important to me. So many times in life you are…

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Try This Tuesday #37: Having a Little Fun

Welcome to another Try This Tuesday. For details on how to participate, please check out the welcome post. If you’d like to join in but aren’t sure what to write about, try the topic suggestion for this week: Having A Little Fun. Is there an activity you’ve done with your child or something your child…

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Who do you trust to take care of your child?

This is Max at 18 months with my sister, Judy. Ever since he was born, she and my mom have been Max’s biggest fans—they think he is THE most handsome, cute little boy ever. I can’t argue with them. Whenever they come to visit, I know that Max is in the best of hands. They’ve…

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Spread the Word 03/31

Spread the word to end the word the R-word Pledge And Tuesday, March 31, 2009 if you have a blog please post Need more encouragement… listen to some of the special kids responsible for  the movement. Not yet encouraged? More We will have a post up tomorrow. We hope you’ll come back and leave a…

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Magic Marker Monday — Decorating Cupcakes

p align=”center”> “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… One of the most satisfactory things about my own childhood was that my…

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The More The Merrier – An Interview With Tanya

When I first read the interview answers from today’s guest, I said, “oh yea, me too” and “exactly.” As a single parent to children with disabilities, I easily identified with Tanya’s story. Please join me in welcoming Tanya Savko and her lovely family. Tell me a little about yourself and your family. My name is…

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A FuzziBunz Cloth Diaper Giveaway!

This contest is now closed! For the last few years Parker has been rocking it in cloth. Cloth diapers that is.

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First day of preschool

A couple of weeks ago, Esther-Faith started preschool.  At a special needs preschool we selected during the IEP process. As with just about everything here at the HennHouse, we photographed it. (She really just thinks the cameras are part of our hands, anyway.) It would be strange NOT to take pictures.   On the way…

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The Things We Do For Our Children…

Once upon a time, there were certain things I never would have seen myself doing. Some of them were typical parenting things that I was yet blissfully unaware of. You know what I mean. Fishing peas out of nostrils, scrubbing Desitin out of cat fur, wiping peanut butter finger paintings off of walls — that…

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