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I Have A Kid With Down Syndrome

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    My Kids

    Today my older daughter took my little one out to the back yard to play. We finally have good weather for the kids to play outside.  My teen hid Easter eggs around the yard and the baby looked for them.  She wants a high five every time she finds one.  I watched them from the...
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Apr 3, 2013

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    Today

    We are back from choir, she had a great time. Maybe next time the kids can settle down enough to practice.
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Feb 19, 2013

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    Down Syndrome, No Big.

    When we decided to have another kid we dicussed the possibility of down syndrome. We agreed its not a big deal. We do not believe in abortion. Durring my pregnancy the doctor noticed my baby had a larger kidney. Said it could be a sign of downs. I said test all u want but it...
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    Cute Lil Girl

    Today I told my kiddo to get her shoes on we got to go pic up sissy from school. She put on her shoes went strait up stairs grabbed my car keys & waited for me. First time I did' t have to chase around to get her shoes on her feet & drag her to the door. She is really moving...
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Mar 20, 2013

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    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Jul 5

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    My Cutie Pie

    She is so cute. I was trying to put her sweater on her, and she turned around and said "help me puppy". She really did not want that sweater on. One morning i was brushing her hair for school, and she grabs her hair and said "ow stupid". I guess she told me. I was getting her...
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Feb 21, 2013

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    My Sweet Pea

    My little girl has choir tonight. by the by she is 5 years old. And a very cute and funny five year old. She loves to sing and dance.
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    Really? Boyfriend. Really?

    I was with my two daughters, we were walking up to the carts at our local market. There was a mom with a little boy in front of us. She turned around and saw my daughter. She smiled and said something to her son. She turned to me and said that our kids were in the sam class at...
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Mar 16, 2013

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    The School Bus

    Everyday when I pickup my baby from the school bus. I grab her backpack and brace myself. Why do I brace myself, because she leaps into my arms. Ready or not here she comes. Of course I catch her every time. (kindergartener)
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    My daughter is a little over one year old. ( I don't like talking in months)She has Down Syndrome. I don't treat her differently from my other kids. Her needs are a little...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Seems like more and more people are having kids at such a young age now a days. No one wants to wait until they are financially stable, married. I personally want to enjoy my life...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Turner Syndrome in 1989 pretty much right when I was born. The doctors found several heart issues, as well as cancer cells growing inside of me that they had...
    tmoe1989 tmoe1989 22-25, F Jun 23

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    In 2011 I gave birth healthy beautiful baby. She was perfect and I loved her from the first time I saw her beautiful curly mop on her head and that chubby little face. As a mother...
    SweetAlibis SweetAlibis 26-30, F Jul 8

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    I want to express my frustration without offending anyone. I get very down on myself when I read about other POTSies who are athletes or can run. I am extremely happy for them that...
    Zebra223 Zebra223 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm in my mid-30s. I know that isn't old in the grand scheme of things, but I'm getting somewhat nervous that I haven't had any children yet. I'm not married, but dating. The...
    Sdg9791 Sdg9791 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I believe that some people should have kids too. I know this lady that beats her autistic child because she can't handle how different he is. She also makes her kids lie about her...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    There should be an iq test amongst other intelligence tests before you can have kids
    smadathehut smadathehut 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have experimented with drugs since I was 18 yrs old. Started with weed, shrooms, alcohol and soon graduated to meth and whatever pain meds I could get my hands on. My dad passed...
    2eazy4me 2eazy4me 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    This year, I had a extremely attractive chemistry teacher. He's sweet, and has vibrant blue eyes, short blonde hair and a perfect body. Every time that I would look at him, I...
    Jeanpocket Jeanpocket 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    have been strapped down for dental work have you ever been strapped down
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    I would love to have sex with a black women never done it I am so girly right now I will eat eat that p up
    dmedina513 dmedina513 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Hi my name is Jan I am 21 and have sex with lots of guys. I work at a bar and always bring guys back to my place after work and have sex with them. I have a no condom rule. I want...
    jantheslut jantheslut 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    4 months I had rotator cuff surgery with a full recovery expected. Needless to say after several phydical therapy tratments and pain meds I had little to no relief. Finally after...
    fancyface19 fancyface19 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I went to the doctors today to check up on my lymes. Last Time I was in there they re tested me to make sure I had it we got the results today and it came back negative. But Iv...
    Megan2020 Megan2020 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Over a year ago I was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. I've battled high school with this non curable disease, but I now I graduated and it is time for me...
    heyycutie16 heyycutie16 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I have had POTS since the last two months of my eighth grade year. It took until December for my illness to finally be diagnosed as POTS. But even though I had a diagnoses I still...
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    So glad to have found this. The only other POTS groups I am a part of are on Facebook and I don't really want my friends knowing how much I struggle. Feeling comfort in the...
    Zebra223 Zebra223 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Hey fellow POTSies! Just out of curiosity, what does everyone do as far as work/job/careers if anything? And if you are in school, what activities/sports/etc are you involved in...
    Ktglisson87 Ktglisson87 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Have any of you tried to go gluten free cuz of pots?? I just recently did and wondered what other people's experience has been with it?
    Ktglisson87 Ktglisson87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I was wondering if anyone in the US knows of a great POTS clinic. I tried the mayo clinic program and it didn't help. I need a clinic that can help with my muscle degeneration...
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Do any of you have terrible memory loss/brain fog, severe muscle degeneration, feel extremely weak?
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    There is hope. Learn about some of my experiences with pots and how I have learned to cope and help lessen my symptoms! I've been dealing with pots for a year now so I can promise...
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Does any one have cognitive memory loss?
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Have any of you been in physical therapy and did what they told you to a gotten injured? This has happened to me several times.
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Is there anyone who has pain in night, too? I had a Transposition of the superior mesenteric artery in Germany by Prof. Sandmann last year. At first the result was very good. I...
    lebenskuenstlerin lebenskuenstlerin 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I am 13 now. I was diagnosed with it when I was 12. For a year my life was on hold. I had a major bypass surgery and now i am all better now. Please tell me if there is someone...
    princesshayray princesshayray 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    I'm probably one of them with my track record. I'm great with other peoples kids and other peoples life's but I can always give the kids back etc but the accolades go on and on...
    jadedover101 jadedover101 22-25 1 Response Jul 3

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    Last week I had my fantasy played out with a pro Dominatrix , it was amazing. She showed me to a room where I was told to undress and wait facing away from the door. I didn't hear...
    Tied2please Tied2please 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I have to Many kids.. I really don't know if i enjoy being a mother.. Maybe I should but I don't know I love my kids but it's not what I thought
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 2 Responses a week ago

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    My MIL is not a bad person, but she says and does things that get to me. My husband and I are from two different cultures, with people from his culture being more direct and...
    luigisprincess luigisprincess 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Owning Your Child Means Lost Freedom! I have a lot of respect for people who choose to be parents. Good for you. But that just wouldn't work for me. I know I'm only seventeen, and...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I don't like when people tell me how to live my life just because I'm a woman I should be married and have children even I'm not crazy about marriage or kids right now. I don't...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I would like to be kidnapped by a strong dominant woman
    Tied2please Tied2please 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I knew I didn't want kids from the time I was a child myself. Having a hysterectomy at 28, (due to severe endometriosis), was a blessing. Now that I'm in my 30's I hope to find a...
    Nikki351 Nikki351 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Hey. I'm Maria. i really need to talk to somebody.. I'm currently 14 and feeling so alone, even if i have loada of friends. when i was a little kid i was loved by my both parents...
    Tapeed Tapeed 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. Ate first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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