Random Digs

I dig being at Tecolote. The same beach in Baja, different year.

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I dig looking at these pictures of Micah and Moxie from 2 years ago

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Moxie was a year and a half and we had no idea then that 2 years later, she’d be the one leading Micah all over the place:

IMG_5336 IMG_5338 IMG_5337 IMG_5334If you are a parent of a child with Down syndrome – especially a new parent – all I can say is: CHILL OUT. Everything that seems like SUCH AN ENORMOUS DEAL right now is likely to fall neatly in the “what was I worried about?” folder that we file away silly worries that we once had about our kids. Like, ‘is Johnny going to get teeth?’ – yes, Johnny is going to get teeth; ‘will this kid learn to communicate?’ – yes, that kid is going to learn to communicate (- maybe on his/her own timeline though! gotta keep you on your toes, right?!).

On that note, I dig this old photo of me and my girl:

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Here’s another one – totally a selfie – I have to remember to take more of them though because I’m forgetting to, and we all read that post about keeping mom in the picture, right?

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I dig this old one of Mikey, even though he looks kind of pissed off in it.

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Here’s another one that he looks a little happier in. Sort of.

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Oh, but wait – here’s one from NOW in which he DEFINITELY looks happier.

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I dig it.

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I think they do too.

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More random digs:

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PS

No children were harmed in the making of this post

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More info on Tecolote, see yesterday’s postΒ and check out the Church book that is in the sidebar box, “books we are reading now”

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Meriah
Meriah Nichols is a deaf artist, tech-junkie, Counselor (and sometime teacher), mom (one with Down syndrome), cat-lover, Trekkie, yurt-dwelling off-the-grid farmer's wife. She writes about travel, disability, and getting dishes done.

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