Sunday, October 31, 2010

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Happy Halloween from Wonderland!


We hope you all have a safe and WONDER-full day! 
More pictures to come... for now... we're late, we're late, for a very important date! :)

Saturday, October 30, 2010

CSN Shopping Spree Winner!!

Sorry it has taken me so long to get this up! We have been out having fun tonight! Our local Chick-Fil-A had a Fall Festival tonight and was offering free ice cream to anyone who showed up in a costume, so we went for dinner and the kids got free dessert :). Then we headed over to the mall where they were handing out candy and had a costume contest. None of my kids won, but we totally think it was rigged! haha ;) They are all sleeping soundly now and are looking forward to tomorrow when they get to dress up again! :)

ANYWAY! I know you all don't really care about that! haha SO I used random.org to choose a winner for the giveaway and it chose #72!




stephanie said...


This would be great! 
One day my husband and I were debating on having another child, and we trying to find names that would go great with our other kids names. So I typed in names that go with Kassidy(my 4 yr old) and Kennedy(my 1 yr old) and your blog came up. I have to say that I love it and think you are a great family!

Congratulations Stephanie!!! I don't have an email address for you, so please contact me at CAmommy2KJ@aol.com so CSN stores can get your shopping spree info to you!! 

For the rest of you, watch for another great giveaway very soon!! You won't want to miss it!! :)

Imagination...

So last night while I was getting everyone ready for bed, Kennedy sat Indian style (or criss cross apple sauce as we call it here) in front of our couch and just stared at it. A few minutes later she laughed like crazy and said, "That's so funny!"

I looked over at her and asked, "Kennedy, what are you doing?!"

She replied, "I'm watching TV!!"

I looked over at our empty couch... nothing. I didn't get it. Our TV wasn't on and she was definitely staring at the couch. I pointed over to the couch, "That TV?"

"YEP!" She said.

Uhhh... OK! "Well, what are you watching?"

"I-Carly... so funny! There's Sam, Freddie and Carly!"

I looked again at the empty couch, sure I was missing something. NOPE! Nothing! Then Keeghan jumped on the couch...

"NOOOOO!!!! Mommy! He's on my TV!!!"

Seriously?!...Seriously. "Keeghan... get off Kennedy's... TV." I guess.

"But," declares my ever logical three year old, "It's not a TV! It's a couch!"

*sigh* "OK, time for bed!"

And then the tears came...

"But I wanna watch TV! I was watchin' i-Carly! It's so funny!"

Again... Seriously?! "I'm sorry Kennedy, but it's time for bed, and you're obviously extremely over tired, so let's go now. I need you to pay attention and use listening ears please."

*sob* "Fine." *sob*

And my punishment from her was no goodnight kiss. That must have been one hilarious non-existent iCarly episode. Wonder how it ended? Guess we'll never know now! Big mean mama!

Friday, October 29, 2010

All About Down Syndrome Part 4

I had a few topics in mind for this post, but after I posted the prayer request for Marcus the other day, I received a few questions about AAI and AOI from parents of kids with Down syndrome, so I thought I would talk about that. I realize this month is almost over and there is still more I would like to talk about, so I may take these posts into November. We'll see! :)

Anyway, first here's my official disclaimer: I am not a doctor. Anything in this post is just information I have picked up from Kennedy's journey through her diagnosis with AOI and spine fusion surgery.

Atlantoaxial Instability (AAI) is a gap between the C1 and C2 vertebrae in the neck. Ten percent of kids with Down syndrome have this condition but only about one percent of those actually require surgery, making it pretty rare. It is recommended that children with Down syndrome get C-spine x-rays done to check for AAI around age 3 or before they're going to have surgery that will require intubation. Most orthopedic surgeons will diagnose AAI with a gap bigger than 5.5mm.

Atlanto-occipital Instability (AOI) is even more rare. It is a gap between the occipital lobe and the C1 vertebrae. This is often missed as most radiologists are looking for AAI not AOI. A typical person has a 1mm gap here... Kennedy, who had severe AOI had a 12mm gap, which required spine fusion surgery. We were told that any wrong fall for her, any car accident or just a wrong movement, and she would be paralyzed... or worse. She had had many previous surgeries where she was intubated, and any one of those could have snapped her spine. Scary. God was definitely watching over her!

AAI and AOI are many times a-symptomatic, meaning there are no symptoms to clue you in that your child has this potentially life threatening condition. Kennedy did have a tiny clicking sound in her neck when she turned it... it was very quiet though, we could barely hear it... and we still don't know if that was a symptom of her AOI or not. Her doctor asked us if she complained of numbness or tingling in her hands, which she hadn't, and he watched the way she walked... but really, I'm not sure what he was looking for. I guess he was making  sure her spine was straight.

When you take your child in to be x-rayed, it is especially important to be sure the radiologist gets the right views of your child's neck. Kennedy's surgeon advises his patients to be sure to always get "flexion/extension" views. Here are x-rays of Kennedy's showing the flexion/extension positions of her neck so you can see what I mean:




I was literally holding her head in place for the last two. These views assure an accurate view of the vertebrae and a true measure of AAI and AOI. These are post op, of course, hence all the screws and metal plates in Kennedy's neck. I wish I had some pre-op pics for comparison!

If your child is diagnosed with AAI or AOI, your doctor should order a CT scan or MRI. This is the definitive test for the condition. You will probably be referred to an orthopedic or neurosurgeon as well. This is where I get nervous. The one we were referred to with Kennedy was unsure of what he was going to do or how or when... There seemed to be a lot of unknowns, and when you're dealing with the spine, it's nothing to fool around with. I have seen family after family all over the country get the same response from their local hospitals, even children's hospitals. Thankfully, we have a friend in Philadelphia who connected us to Shriner's Hospital for Children. They have the experts working there. The doctors there were very confident in Kennedy's diagnosis, treatment, recovery and all the bumps along the way. I have been happy to refer other families there when they are facing this scary diagnosis. It helps ease some of the fear when you know you are in the best hands!

If you have a child with Down syndrome, please please please please get a qualified professional to check your child for AAI and AOI! Don't put it off. It's so important! Just ask Rhiannon's family.

Three Lindys

My friend Laura from church is opening an ETSY shop very soon and she asked if she could use my kids as models! Umm YEAH!! :) She made them all the cutest Halloween shirts! The kids all love them!! If you're looking for super cute clothes for your kids, check out their Facebook Page and their website. They'll be fully open soon. Thanks again, Laura! 






This is pretty much how they are EVERY day! HA! :o)

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Car Circle

Over the last five years, I have seen some crazy things while sitting in the car circle at the kids' school... from car accidents, broken down cars (*ahem, me*), kids running out of the school and into the parking lot (not mine, thank goodness!) and parents who just can't seem to figure out how to wait in line, I thought I had seen it all. Today though, takes the cake!

I noticed that there was an EMS truck sitting in the circle. I didn't think too much of it, I figured he probably had a kid at the school. A few minutes later though a fire truck pulled in, with lights on... followed by an ambulance that came driving up the street with sirens and lights going strong. I admit, I was starting to get nervous. The vice principal of the school walked out with her walkie talkie, and then turned around and went back into the building. A few minutes later a fire and rescue truck came in, also with lights on. He got out and talked to all the other people who were all standing in the car circle, and then he drove away. The rest of them though, just stood there, talking... waiting. It was so strange!

THEN a helicopter landed... in the middle of the school lawn! That was it for me, I couldn't stand it anymore. LOL Kennedy and I got out of the car and went to see what was going on (we stayed way back though). The helicopter was from Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville and they were transporting a patient, who was in the ambulance, to Vandy.

It was really interesting, actually... Kennedy and I talked about the helicopter, the different emergency vehicles and what they were for, she even remembered some of the stuff she learned on our field trip to the fire house. She asked me if the man in the ambulance was hurt or sick. I told her I didn't know, but they were going to take him to the hospital and try to make him better. The helicopter pilot saw us watching and waved to her. She thought that was pretty neat. We got to see the helicopter take back off "up into the sky" as Kennedy said, then all the emergency vehicles rolled out and it was like it never happened!

I learned later that when they built the new hospital here in Clarksville (they're tearing down our old one), that they didn't make a place for helicopters to land. Hmm... So the kids' elementary school is the closest place that has a big, flat area for helicopters to land to transport patients to other hospitals. Crazy! I wonder how often that happens?!

Here are a couple pictures from my phone... I wish I had had my real camera!


You just never know what you're going to see in the car circle! I got Kennedy's Social Studies lesson done for the day, too! :)

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

They're BACK!! :)

People have been posting on my facebook wall for a couple days now that McRibs are back at McDonald's. Last year when they came back, Clarksville McDonald's decided not to participate. And Kassidy, my mom and I cried. It was sad. Seriously. So this year when people started telling me they were back, I was skeptical.

A friend of mine took pictures of the kids tonight for her ETSY store. She made them some super cute shirts! (Pictures coming soon!) I told them if they did a good job, I would treat them to McDonald's afterwards. Imagine our joy when we saw the wonderful sign for the McRib! :) YAY! Kassidy and I were jumping for joy! Kameron even decided he would try one for the first time ever...

Kameron and his first McRib... I'm so proud! LOL 

And... he loved it!!! YAY!!! Kassidy welcomed him to the family. haha I see many McRibs in our near future. Thank you Clarksville McDonald's for not being evil this year and depriving us of McRib goodness! :)

Pray for Marcus!

This sweet little guy is Marcus... he was adopted from Ukraine like Kellsey and now lives with his wonderful family in California. When he got home and they were doing all of his check ups, they found that he had Atlanto-occipital Instability (AOI), which is the same spine condition that Kennedy had. This is very rare in children with Down syndrome and it is even more rare for it to actually require surgery. Because of that, a lot of orthopedic surgeons are not familiar with the condition or the surgery needed to fix it. Many hospitals don't even diagnosis it correctly.

Thankfully, because of the Internet, the Down syndrome community is small. Meghan was sent to me and I sent her directly to Shriner's Hospital in Philadelphia. I have the utmost confidence and faith in Dr. Samdani who did Kennedy's spine fusion surgery. He is one of the best of the best and I have never questioned whether or not we did the right thing by taking her there. Shriners has been a Godsend to us! I was happy to pass on what information I could to Meghan, but seriously, I have referred several families to Dr. Samdani over the last 2 years and not one of them have required surgery, so I really didn't think anything would come of it.

However, after their first trip to Philadelphia, Meghan learned that Marcus does indeed have severe AOI like Kennedy did and he does need to have surgery. This is happening RIGHT NOW. They are sitting in the same place we were just over two years ago. Marcus will be in the operating room for about 8 hours today while they place him in a halo and then fuse his spine from his occipital lobe down to his C3 vertebrae. The recovery is not fun. He's going to have to relearn how to balance himself, how to sit, how to stand, and how to walk. But he'll do it. I know he will. There are a lot of challenges ahead, but I am confident that they are in the very best of hands... Shriner's Hospital, Dr. Samdani's and our Heavenly Father's.

Please be praying for Marcus today as well as his surgeon and his parents... his mom in the waiting room and his dad back home in California. It's going to be a long day for all of them. You can follow their journey on their blog here.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

App of the Week #8

I love this app! Kennedy uses it all the time when we're on the go for math enhancement! It's great for kids of all ages! I have it set to the easiest level right now, but it can do everything from multiplication to division and more. You can choose the voice from a man, woman or child or simply turn the sound off. I love all the different backgrounds you can choose too. There are backgrounds for every holiday and themes for boys and girls! Check it out!

What: KidCalc Calculator For Children
By: Steve Glinberg
Price: $0.99


Counting Cards: Count by ones, twos, threes, fours, fives, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, tens, fifteens, twenties, twenty fives, fifties, hundreds, prime numbers, binary numbers, and fibonacci numbers. Touch the picture frame and change the theme. Rewind as needed. 


Counting Puzzle: Teaches counting in order... child has to touch the numbers in order to uncover the picture below. There are hundreds of different pictures. I don't think we've ever seen a duplicate! Again, you can choose from all the different number combinations from above and decide if you want ascending or descending order. You can also use numbers (pictured above) or icons. Choose sound off or on. Kennedy and Keeghan love it! 


The Calculator: Oh yeah, it does this too! haha The ultimate calculator to help teach your child addition and subtraction. I love that it uses pictures for reinforcement. 


Number Tracing: Trace the numbers with your finger... read the word. Flip the card over and count the object. Advance cards automatically or manually. Touch the color palette and change the color of your writing! 


Math Puzzle: A multiple choice puzzle where you can uncover a picture. Choose your level: Beginner or intermediate. It does addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. You can turn review on and completed math problems will be read aloud before the next problem is started. Choose from 4 squares or 9. 


Flash Card Challenge: A timed multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge! Choose your number of flash cards: 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100 and your level of difficulty. Covers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Turn voices on or off and keep a running total of your progress. 


Count snowflakes: A fun game just in time for Winter! Count the snowflakes and set the limit... anywhere from 5 to 1,000! Choose a Christmas carol and winter scene to set the mood. Hurry, this game won't be around for long! 

Confessions of a Police Officer

I read this on my friend Beau's blog last night... it's a little bit graphic, so if you're eating breakfast, you may want to come back and read this later. I thought it was an awesome post though and warranted no pun intended republishing, with permission. I know it's long, but it's worth the read. Thank you to all you police officers out there... even the one who gave me a speeding ticket on Briley Parkway a couple weeks ago. :o)


Confessions of a Police Officer
By: Jill Wragg

Dear Citizens, Neighbors, Friends and Family,

My name is Jill and I am a cop. That means that the pains and joys of my personal life are often muted by my work. I resent the intrusion but I confuse my self with my job almost as often as you do. The label "police officer" creates a false image of who I really am. Sometimes I feel like I'm floating between two worlds. My work is not just protecting and serving. It's preserving that buffer that exists in the space between what you think the world is, and what the world really is.

My job isn't like television. The action is less frequent, and more graphic. It is not exhilarating to point a gun at someone. Pooled blood has a disgusting metallic smell and steams a little when the temperature drops. CPR isn't an instant miracle and it's no fun listening to an elderly grandmother's ribs break while I keep her heart beating. I'm not flattered by your curiosity about my work. I don't keep a record of which incident was the most frightening, or the strangest, or the bloodiest, or even the funniest. I don't tell you about my day because I don't want to share the images that haunt me.

But I do have some confessions to make:

Sometimes my stereo is too loud. Andrea Bocelli's voice makes it easier to forget the wasted body of the young man who died alone in a rented room because his family feared the stigma of AIDS. Beethoven's 9th symphony erases the sight of the nurses who sobbed as they scrubbed layers of dirt and slime from a neglected 2-year-old's skin. The Rolling Stones' angry beat assures me that it was ignorance that drove a young mother to draw blood when she bit her toddler on the cheek in an attempt to teach him not to bite.

Sometimes I set a bad example. I exceeded the speed limit on my way home from work because I had trouble shedding the adrenalin that kicked in when I discovered that the man I handcuffed during a drug raid was sitting on a loaded 9mm pistol.

Sometimes I seem rude. I was distracted and forgot to smile when you greeted me in the store because I was remembering the anguished, whispered confession of a teenager who pushed away his drowning brother to save his own life.

Sometimes I'm not as sympathetic as you'd like. I'm not concerned that your 15-year-old daughter is dating an 18-year-old because I just comforted the parents of a young man who slashed his own throat while they slept in the next bedroom. I was terse on the phone because I resented the burden of having to weigh the value of two lives when I was pointing my gun at an armed man who kept begging me to kill him. I laugh when you cringe away from the mess in your teen's room because I know the revulsion of feeling a heroin addict's blood trickling toward an open cut on my arm. If I was silent when you whined about your overbearing mother it's because I really wanted to tell you that I spoke to one of our high school friends today. I found her mother slumped behind the wheel of her car in a tightly closed garage. She had dressed in her best outfit before rolling down the windows and starting the engine.

On the other hand, if I seem totally oblivious to the blood on my uniform, or the names people call me, or the hateful editorials, it's because I am remembering the lessons my job has taught me.

I learned not to sweat the small stuff. Grape juice on the beige sofa and puppy pee on the oriental carpet don't faze me because I know what arterial bleeding and decaying bodies can do to one's decor.

I learned when to shut out the world and take a mental health day. I skipped your daughter's 4th birthday party because I was thinking about the six children under the age of 10 whose mother left them unattended to go out with a friend. When the 3-year-old offered the dog the milk from her cereal bowl, the dog attacked her, tearing open her head and staining the sandbox with blood. The little girl's siblings had to pry her head out of the dog's jaws - twice.

I learned that everyone has a lesson to teach me. Two mothers engaged in custody battles taught me not to judge a book by its cover. The teenage mother on welfare mustered the strength to refrain from crying in front of her worried child while the well-dressed, upper-class mother literally played tug of war with her toddler before running into traffic with the shrieking child in her arms.

I learned that nothing given from the heart is truly gone. A hug, a smile, a reassuring word, or an attentive ear can bring an injured or distraught person back to the surface, and help me refocus.

And I learned not to give up, ever! That split second of terror when I think I have finally engaged the one who is young enough and strong enough to take me down taught me that I have only one restriction: my own mortality.

One week in May has been set aside as Police Memorial Week, a time to remember those officers who didn't make it home after their shift. But why wait? Take a moment to tell an officer that you appreciate her work. Smile and say "Hi" when he's getting coffee. Bite your tongue when you start to tell a "bad cop" story. Better yet, find the time to tell a "good cop" story. The family at the next table may be a cop's family.

Nothing given from the heart is truly gone. It is kept in the hearts of the recipients. Give from the heart. Give something back to the officers who risk everything they have.

Jill Wragg is a retired Police Officer from Massachusetts. She can be reached at JKWragg@yahoo.com
(This piece is copyrighted and can be used by permission only)

Monday, October 25, 2010

Q&A #165





Loved the story about the girl in the red convertible! Except somehow with miss girlie Kennedy...I imagine hers pink. Or purple. With "Princess" seat covers. ;)
haha totally! I can see that too! 



Kellsey also says eat and hot! I heard them!!! lol
And I'm pretty sure she said.. "Leave ma alone Austin... get your own toys." Of course, they were his toys but never mind. And.. she didn't say the words, but her "look" sure said it. I imagine, "touch my magna doodle and die" will be her first sentence!!!
Umm Amy, I think she just signed those... or you're hearing things! haha She does make the "H" sound for hot, but it's not the whole word... yet. ;)






Oh and I have a question. I thought you were doing away with anonymous comments.... What's up with allowing comments where the write hides their identity? If they are willing to post insidious comments, they should be willing to sign their name. Just my humble opinion! ;) I say obnoxious things to you all the time and you still love me. lol 
I know... I have a hard time trying to decide what to let through and what not to let through. I really just need to learn to let it go. 



I thought the age limit on fb was 13?
It is... 


I'm glad it wasn't actually Kass they were talking about, but I wonder how this other girl is feeling. Sounds like it's time for the school to maybe step in and do a little lesson about all of this. 
Actually, Kass and Kam just did a survey about bullying earlier in the week with the guidance counselor. They approach that subject pretty seriously. Last year, Kass had an ongoing problem with another girl in her class and her teacher the guidance counselor did a wonderful job handling the situation, just like this time. I've been pretty pleased with their school in that respect. 

On the subject of fried stuff, when I was in college at ETSU (across the state in Johnson City), I tried a FRIED OREO and dude...SO GOOD. The Oreo gets all mushy and it's soooo yummy. Fried Snickers aren't bad either. Don't you love the South? 

Absolutely! They even had fried pork butt... on a stick. LOL! 


I need a buffet in my kitchen! :) Do they have those? 
Probably! They seriously have EVERYTHING... they're like Wal-Mart... only no one is shopping in their jammies! ;)


I'm totally with Kassidy on the flip flop thing. I mean think about it. If you're wearing pants is it really hot enough for flip flops? If it is shouldn't you be wearing shorts?
Now see, I wear flip flops and jeans all the time! LOL I HATE socks... hate them. Really. Hate them. HA! I don't like hot feet and I don't like the feel of cotton under my toenails! I also am not a huge fan of shorts because I don't like my legs lol so I wear jeans even in the Summer, which brings me back to hot feet. ;) I wear sandals until it's freezing and my mother BEGS me to put on socks. She has a sock obsession and I drive her crazy! LOL 


First of all, the flip flops were NECESSARY for that outfit, Kass! Aunt Kelli would never lead you astray! :) And explain that to your mom about the leggings! lol I love the descriptions, Renee! I can just picture Kennedy and Kameron's smile as he just continues to work on his comic strip! I think Keeghan should start collecting green straws next! I'm so happy that Kellsey is starting to make some movement towards you! How precious! Love you all much! 
HA! Thank you!! Jeans and flip flops... it CAN be cute! LOL ;) I'm working on the leggings! haha Keeghan and his green straws... maybe THAT will be my next fact about him! LOL :) 


I had a rock collection when I was little too... mostly rocks from our gravel driveway. I kept them in a plastic box. Makes me wonder... maybe we "younger siblings" all collect rocks. Hmmm... :)
LOL Poor younger siblings... no one buys them toys so they have to play with ROCKS! haha Just kidding!!! I only say that cuz I was the oldest! HA! :o)


I love when you do this! How do you manage to find out though?
It's all thanks to my site meter! It tells me how people find my blog, where they're from and a whole bunch of other nifty information. :)


Is it a multi sensory approach? Has it been proven to work for kids with DS and other special needs?
I'm all about research based interventions!
 

I'm not sure... I am SO hoping to go, if I do, I will let you know! :) 


Looks like fun. What are the girls looking at in the last picture of you with them? Both of them are looking to their right so something good must have been happening over there, lol. 
Who knows?! LOL My mom snapped a few pictures of us and they weren't looking in any of them! It was the very end of the day and I think they were just done! 


love the pictures!! and you are so tiny!! have you lost weight? 
Yep!


This is very cool. Do you have a link for this image? I would love to print it off and put it in my kids rooms or on the fridge. 
Lacia, I got it on email and right clicked and saved all the pics and then kind of redid it. LOL Try highlighting everything and copying it and then pasting it into a Word document or something, it might work. If not, let me know and I'll see if I still have the email somewhere. 



Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Seven Ups!


1. Wake Up !!
Decide to have a good day.
'This is the day the Lord hath made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it.'
Psalms 118:24








2. Dress Up !!
The best way to dress up is to put on a smile.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
'The Lord does not look at the things man looks at.
Man looks at outward appearance,
but the Lord looks at the heart.'
I Samuel 16:7



3. Shut Up!!
Say nice things and learn to listen.
God gave us two ears and one mouth,
so He must have meant for us to do twice as much listening as talking.
 'He who guards his lips guards his soul.' 
Proverbs 13:3




4. Stand Up!!
 

. . . for the Word of God.
Stand for something or you will fall for anything.
'Let us not be weary in doing good; for at the proper time,
we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good...'
Galatians 6:9-10




5. Look Up !!

. . to the Lord.
'I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me'.
Philippians 4:13











6. Reach Up !!
. . for something higher.
'Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and lean not unto your own understanding.
In all your ways, acknowledge Him, and He 
will direct your path.'
Proverbs 3:5-6





7. Lift Up !!
. . your Prayers.
'Do not worry about anything; instead
PRAY ABOUT EVERYTHING.'
Philippians 4:6

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Our Buddy Walk! :)

We had a beautiful turn out for our Buddy Walk today! Over 2,000 people showed up and we had perfect 80 degree weather. The kids all had a great time, made some new friends, saw old friends, and wore themselves out! Here are some pictures from our morning...

Our Buddy Walk Team 2010

Ready to get moving! 

Goofing off before the walk... 

Beautiful girl

Kennedy made a new friend ;)

Cheese!

He's gonna get me!

Ready... Set... 

Getting her medal

Another medal... 

I think she likes it!

She likes hers too!

Kellsey and Grandma

Family picture... minus the daddy! 

Hanging out on the fire truck

Chillin'

Mom and her Buddy Walkers!