Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

On Friday, July 19th, Jake and I trekked 45 minutes across town to our integrative MD’s office. What did she have to say about Jake’s increased food allergies? First off, she didn’t appear to be very surprised. His food allergies have always been all over the place and she thinks it’s because his digestive system doesn’t …

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After the dust settled from the holidays, I took some time to reflect on the past year and to set 2013 goals for both myself and Jake. For most of 2012, I did a weekly update on Jake’s progress and what he was doing at speech therapy. For those of you who are regular readers, …

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This title came to me in about three seconds, probably because I’ve been living, breathing, and intensely photographing baseball all three days this past weekend. Our baseball season got extended into June this year because my middle son, who is eight, got selected to play on the all-star team. Also, my husband, who played baseball …

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After spending half of November and most of December flying high because of Jake’s speech explosion, last week the familiar feel of fear snuck up on me again. After a laid- back holiday schedule, Jake’s speech regressed and my aggressive mama bear maternal instinct kicked in and I went into instant fix-it mode. My child …

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