Alternative Therapies

Theraplay Indianapolis

** I have been trying to post this for a week now but the entire household had/has fallen ill with as my husband puts it “ravaging toddler flu”. Last week I had just about had it with therapies for Lola. She had everything from her traditional physical, speech and occupational therapy, but then she also had hippotherapy and patterning therapy. I’m also enrolled in a speech savvy program offered by Lola’s First Steps provider. We are busy people. And I mean real busy. But in truth, I have no one to blame this on other than myself — and I’m OK with that. Ever since Lola began having seizures two years ago, she has been enrolled in some type of therapy (yes…even in Costa Rica). Rob and I...
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A Quick Update

My oh my…where to begin? So much has happened during my absence…so many good things to share. In that short time, we have sold our beloved home in Butler-Tarkington, we bought a new house in the Irvington area (a really cool, urban, community-driven neighborhood), we moved (I’m so proud of my husband for moving us himself) and we have been enjoying each and every moment in making this new place our home. I will post pictures soon and will share all of the joys of this new place, but for now I wanted to tell you about the little girl that you all come back here to read about…our Lola. How is Lola? If just one word could describe her, it would be: awesome. Last night as Rob...
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I Lost the Bet

Rob and I have a tendency to bet on everything imaginable. I am a gambler at heart (I buy Costa Rican lotto tickets every week) and I love to win (too bad I never win the damn lotto). Although I usually only bet on sure things which is why betting whether your baby is going to say ma-ma or da-da first is not really ideal. But sure enough yesterday as Lola woke up from her nap, Rob began saying da-da to her repeatedly and what did she say??? DA-DA!!! I sprang up out of bed in shock and Rob couldn’t believe it either! It was so exciting to hear because I missed her saying ba-ba. Now does she know what or who da-da is? Probably not, but who...
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