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Three Years…

Three years ago, we were concerned that Caleb was 9 months old and still not sitting up independently like Wyatt was. He seemed stiff when I held him sometimes, which we attributed to reflux when he was a newborn. At

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Sunday Strikers

Over the holidays, a friend sent me an article highlighting a bowling league that is especially for kids with disabilities and their families. The league meets every Sunday at Mt. Airy Lanes and the group is called the Sunday Strikers. We

Posted in Caleb, Cerebral Palsy, Family, Weekend, Wyatt

Six Weeks Post-Op!

Today marks six weeks since Caleb’s spinal surgery (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy) in St. Louis at the end of August. Since that time, Caleb has had physical therapy 3 times a week and also works with a physical therapist during preschool.

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Dear Caleb

Dear Caleb, I don’t know if you’ll ever remember this time in your life. We’ve been talking to you about what’s going to happen when we travel to St. Louis for your Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy surgery. We’ve glossed over a

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National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 2014

Today is the second annual National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day.¬†Last year, Congress dedicated March 25th to be dedicated to Cerebral Palsy Awareness and I’m glad that the spotlight will be on this disorder which affects my sweet son, Caleb. It’s

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Update on Mr. Caleb

It’s been a while since I wrote about where Caleb stands with his current therapy routine and his progress so here it goes: Caleb is doing fantastic. He has great stamina and is very strong. His upper-body is actually especially

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Hadley’s Park

The Danielson clan discovered another amazing park yesterday, this time about 20 minutes from our home. The park is technically called the Falls Road Park but most people know it as Hadley’s Park. Hadley was a girl (now a woman)

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