Do you have a home file?

“Documentation is like sex when it is good, it is very, very good and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.” Dick Brandon When you have a child, along comes the paperwork. You have the papers from the hospitals, doctors, school, grades, sports and their wonderful artwork, it grows fast and we need […]

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Early Intervention services

Early intervention is a system of services that helps babies and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities – Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) When Adriana was born we were very fortunate that one of Tito’s fellow soldiers in his unit was also the parent of a child with Down syndrome. Casey and Sandy came to […]

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It’s a Girl!

Luz Adriana

February 7, 2016



“Love is an engraved invitation to grief.” ― Sunshine O’Donnell, Open Me When Adriana was born, I was very fortunate to have my mother in law with us. We had no idea that Adriana was going to have Down  syndrome (DS).  Awilda Ortiz Martinez, better known to us as Grandma Avy was a great lady. […]

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