Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The rest of our time in San Antonio




In the car and in the hotel, Joy wanted to watch, what else?, Totoro!




Before heading home, we wentIMG_5924 to the Wildlife Refuge.  There is a huge collection of animals and you drive through safari style.  At the end we stopped and got icees and went to the petting zoo to pet the goats.



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Morgan’s Wonderland

Earlier in the year, I was trying to decide what to do for Joy’s birthday and then I heard about Morgan’s Wonderland.  I was so excited – and I was not disappointed!  Morgan’s Wonderland is a great place for people of all abilities!IMG_5571  IMG_5596 IMG_5624 IMG_5659 IMG_5691 IMG_5707 IMG_5725 IMG_5751 IMG_5769 IMG_5797 IMG_5801 IMG_5808 IMG_5841 IMG_5834

Yeah for Morgan’s Wonderland!!  Happy birthday to Joy and her cousin Michael and Uncle Jeremy!

Aunt Kathie’s Wedding

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We got to take care of cousin Liza Jane.  Joy loved having a baby around!

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Loving Life

Joy lovin’ on her cousin and playin’ in therapy……

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Joy loves Bella so much.

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At the cousin party…playing with bubbles and eating popsiclesIMG_4952 IMG_4955



Everything Joy does is deliberate and purposeful.  I love to watch her.




More therapy…finger isolation

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I love this!!

This is Joy’s sign for “I Love You!”

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Happy Father’s Day!


Joy made this card for her Daddy.  We love you Poppa!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Joy’s Week

Playing around:

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Helping in the yard:

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Playing with sister:

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A sad day.  Joy’s speech therapist is leaving.  We had a special time together to say good-bye.  We bought doughnuts and enjoyed those together.  We painted.  We made rice krispies treats.  We will miss Miss Megan.  Joy has progressed so much in her care.

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Joy loves, adores, and is addicted to the movie Totoro. She was thrilled this week at the library when Sammi found her a book of Totoro!!



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This week we sent off Joy’s birthmother’s package.  We hope that she enjoys it and knows that our sweet girl is loved and well.

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Cute Joy

I had to run an errand and Sammi babysat Joy.  I came home to find this :)may 31 007 may 31 008 

Joy’s Speech teacher is so creative – playing in the sand and making a garden from Oreos.  :)

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Joy being silly:

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Joy practicing tossing and colors  in OT, For some reason she loves Bella’s bedIMG_4485 IMG_4535

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