We've been working more and more with the communication app, Speak For Yourself, on the iPad and Evie's really doing well! It's so exciting to see what she has to say beyond the signs we've been able to learn. Here she is playing a peekaboo game with her speech therapist, who has been wonderful in … Continue reading Peekaboo
The first picture isn't even at Evie's lowest weight back in June before we discovered her allergies! She's finally hit twenty pounds! I've been so hesitant to shout it from the rooftops, though, since when I usually celebrate any weight gain, she promptly gets sick and loses it all. Let's hope that's not the case … Continue reading Amazing What FOUR Pounds Can Do!
Evie LOVES this game! Pretty good for a child who was supposed to be blind, right? Doctors don't know everything!
(based off of White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh and Exploring the Invisible Knapsack of Able-Bodied Privilege by Phyllis M. May-Machunda both of which are good reads) The whole concept of privilege in this context is that when we belong to a majority group, there are certain "perks" or advantages with being … Continue reading Healthy Child Privilege