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Archive for November 2008

Santa!!

I took Jordan and Cameron to see Santa – I go early because I put together a family calendar every year and this is the last needed photo for the project. Anyway… This is the first time Jordan hasn’t cried with the jolly guy. She seemed a little skeptical about her safety at first… but…

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35 Months Old!

Can you believe Jordan is only a month away from turning 3? It’s mind boggling. In the last month she has turned even more into a strong, opinionated and highly verbal little girl. She is super proud of her new prosthetic. She didn’t wear it much this week after we discovered a skin breakout that…

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Family time!

Jordan is enjoying family time for Thanksgiving… Another year for us all to be very thankful. For one thing, we are lucky to be loved by a wonderful family. We may not all live that close to each other, but we’ve found so many ways to stay in touch. The kids’ blogs are a great…

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5 Minutes for Special Needs

I almost forgot… I was traveling yesterday and didn’t get to post this. Jordan’s blog was featured on the 5 Minutes for Special Needs website yesterday. One of the writers interviewed me. You can see it here. But since she couldn’t post the full interview, here it is:Tell me a little about yourself and your…

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Home again… Lots to do

I got back from China and went straight to work with Jordan! I met up with her occupational therapist to finally show her how Jordan’s new prosthetic works. It was incredible to watch how Jordan took to naturally using the “hand” after we convinced her to work on it. (She was a little stubborn since…

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While I was in China…

The first night I slept in Shanghai I left my phone on… Silly me since there’s a 14 hour difference. I happened to notice my phone buzzing and decided to answer it. The person on the phone was from a preschool where Jordan was on the waiting list. Apparently there’s a chance for her to…

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Before I run off….

I’m in a hotel just hours away from when I need to hop on a plane towards Shanghai for work. It’s very exciting. I doubt I’ll be able to get access to this blog from blogger.com since China blocks many popular American web tools. But I might try to email updates. We’ll see what happens.…

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School picture 2008

I think they shot the picture a little wide — notice all the space around her. But Jordan flashed a sweet smile for this year’s school picture. I bought the picture CD, but they only gave me this tiny size. Oh well. Since we got back into town early enough – Jordan and I are…

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Home and happy

We met with David one more time before heading home. Jordan was pretty darn excited about having a chance to play with him. Since we went to the children’s museum, she has warmed up to actually using her hook. Here she is using both hands pushing a big exercise ball with David: But we had…

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I think we're figuring it out

We met up with Jordan’s prosthetist, David Rotter, again today. This time we met on his turf – the University of Illinois-Chicago Medical Center. Getting Jordan’s arm on this morning was pretty easy. I think I bribed her with television or something but she didn’t sqirm or complain or anything. That was pretty nice. Today…

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