In Other’s Words

Is everyone ready for Christmas? Or Kwanzaa? Or Hanukkah? Or whatever it is that you might celebrate! We just finished up opening our presents this evening as we are off to visit my in-laws for Christmas. It couldn’t have felt more right being in our own home, playing our traditional Vince Guaraldi Charlie Brown Christmas and learning about Christmas traditions from each others past. Lola was more interested in opening the cabinets in the kitchen rather than opening her presents, but we still enjoyed ourselves nonetheless. I’ll post pictures of our evening when we return, but I wanted to give you all an update on our girl. Tonight This morning (I fell asleep hands on keyboard and all last night) I thought I would do something different and...
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Last Night

Last night as Lola was being put down to bed, she began to reach out her hand. Part of our nightly ritual is to gently rub Lola’s hand as it helps to relax her. Usually we just do this because we know it comforts her, but last night she seemed so tired therefore I simply made sure she had her pacifier and her seahorse, I kissed her good night and I told her I loved her. Cognitive: of, relating to, being, or involving conscious intellectual activity (as thinking, reasoning, or remembering) But last night she kept fussing and she was noticeably putting her hand in the air as if she was waiting for me to rub it for her. Many times Lola will hit her head when she...
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