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Day 69: Conductive Education Class #1!

This morning Madison had her first Conductive Education class at March of Dimes. The class consisted of herself, and 4 other children all with CP under the age of 3. It was lead by 2 Conductive Education Instructors from Hungary. It was such a successful class! Madison demonstrated 3 things I’ve never seen her do…

Day 68: Mommy Daughter Day

Madi and I tapped out and spent the day under the covers trying to get healthy.  Most of our day was spent sleeping, but during an energy burst Madi decided to practice the skill of pulling herself up and standing by holding the side of the pack and play. I clearly have been sleep deprived…

Day 67: More germs!

I’m feeling under the weather and Madison is too, but I was determined to keep up with the blog…so this will be brief. I worked late tonight and when we got home we took Madison back to the doctors. She’s sick again! Ear and chest infection! Hopefully that’s not what I have too. ______________________________________________ Some…

Day 66: Guest Post By Grampa Gregoire

Today’s post is by Grampa Gregoire ‎Today Madison came over to Nana and Grampa’s house to help transplant some geranium cuttings into pots. The geranium cuttings are from the world’s biggest geranium which is in Nana and Grampa’s living room. The geranium started out as a hanging basket plant from three years ago. It’s grown…

Day 65: Celebrating a new little friend

Today Madison attended a baby shower for a new friend she will meet soon. Baby Hamilton is due in 5 weeks and it was a beautiful shower thrown for Jessie by her friends and family. Madison loved watching the opening of all the gifts and eating all the yummy finger foods. She is still a…

Day 64: Art for Grandview!

Tonight Madison participated in a fundraiser for Grandview called “My First Art Show.” The fundraiser is to raise money for children who access services at Grandview Kids Centre in Durham. A father of a young girl with autism who uses Grandview like Madison organized the event and did a spectacular job. There are over 30…

Day 63: Go Away Winter!

Packing for daycare every night is hard enough after a long day. But now that winter has decided to stick around I never know what to lay out/pack! Winter jacket or spring jacket…hat or no hat…rain jacket or boots or runners?? And with the cold sticking around, so are the germs…poor Madi is sick again…I…