Random Digs

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


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



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:


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?


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


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



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.


More random digs:

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No children were harmed in the making of this post


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 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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