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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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    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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    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Jul 5, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    StarvingNotHungry StarvingNotHungry 51-55 Mar 20

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    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm not going to have a kid I would adopt if really wanted a kid.
    Sesshomaru031 Sesshomaru031 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Not exactly rushing to have them but i always was motherly even when i was a kid. Im nearly 20, single and i imagined having kids and getting married at around 25. Oh balls
    shazzarr shazzarr 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I wonder why I even had em. lol Just kidding, I love them like crazy. ...the little sh.its
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