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Day 131: Thankful for opportunities

We are extremely thankful for the opportunity Madison had to participate in the baby physio course. Today was her fifth and final day and she did amazing! We are blessed to have such an easy going and trusting little girl. Madison had 7 physiotherapists/occupational therapists working with her this morning; each trading off and taking…

Day 130: Day 4 of physio course & The Zoo!

Madison had her fourth day of physio this morning in Richmond Hill. They focused on doing stretching and sitting activities using our bolster from home so we could learn some hip and inner thigh stretches that are easy to replicate at home. Madison has been invited back for an extra day tomorrow with a smaller…

Day 129: Day 3 Physio & Summer Party!

This morning was day 3 for Madison’s physio course. Her focus this morning was loosening her core by rolling on a bolster, climbing stairs and side squating using a block to step up onto. ¬†We also experimented with switching Madison’s handles on her walker to have a more open upper body position. Madison spent her…

Day 128: Day 2 of Baby Course

Madison had her second morning in the baby PT/OT course. Today they focused on trying to relax her core by wiggling her on a physio ball to take her out of her “comfort plain” of motion. It worked really well as the following activities she had more range of motion and control. They also worked…

Day 127: Physio Boot camp!

Today was day 1 out of 4 of Madison’s participation in the Advanced Baby Couse in Richmond Hill for PT’S and OT’S further enhancing their training with children under 24 months currently not walking independently. Madison participated with about 15 other children. She worked with 3 therapists this morning- 1 from Grandview, 1 from York…

Day 126: Daycare Celebrations!

Today was Madison’s last day at her daycare. She had a fantastic day that included a cupcake party with Elmo cupcakes! All of her teachers gave her lots of hugs and gifts too! She was a very lucky girl! We are going to miss all of them so much. To top it off they gave…

Day 125: New Beginnings

Tomorrow is Madison’s last day of daycare. When we came to that realization tonight, it made us sad thinking back to her first day when she was 11 months old and how much she has accomplished and all the changes since she started. But we know it’s the right decision to move her to a…