Category Archives: Chapter 1

Marty Turns Eight

My grandson will be eight years old soon.  It has been too long since I have written about him to encourage other grandparents that Down Syndrome is not a negative in one’s life. It is a beautiful life but sometimes life also … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 1 | Leave a comment

Life Moves-Marty is Seven!

It has been a long time, since I have written of my grandson Marty who has DS.  Life just gets in the way:)  Marty is in school now, first grade!!  He is writing his name!! Using scissors!! Spelling!! Though still … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 1 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lost Child –Found on the porch

Originally posted on Poetry Road:
One cold morning moment she walked unto the porch Did she cry out, did she stumble, Did she pray At one point she collapsed And lay there as the snow covered her soul EMS came…

Posted in Chapter 1 | Leave a comment

Marty Turns 4

Marty has a determination and confidence in all that he does.  You can see it in his face as he concentrates on accomplishing a new task.  He has conquered his discomfort with cups  and no longer drinks with a sippy … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 1 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Marty spends the day

Marty spends the day.

Posted in Chapter 1 | Leave a comment

Big Brother Marty

With the recent addition of his sister Adele and with 18 month old Silas, Marty is the attentive big brother of two now.  Marty adores his family.  He loves  to watch movies side by side with his brother and goes … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 1 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Puzzles

Marty has been progressing swiftly since he started pre-school.  Now three, I think school gives him confidence.  He carries his book bag to and from school proudly putting it on.  He owns it!  He is mastering many Melissa & Doug puzzles especially … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 1 | 3 Comments