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July 20, 2012

Ring That Bell

Simon At Gymnastics from Ali Edwards on Vimeo. Today I want to share a success. Because I love celebrating Simon. Back in May Simon started attending a weekly ...

May 4, 2012

I Love This Kid

There is nothing better than finding something he likes and enjoys and wants to do again. Last night, at the recommendation of his developmental pediatrician, we tried a gymnastics class at the National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics. Turns out they ...

March 21, 2012

You Better Believe

The other night Simon asked me for a pen and some paper. This is what he drew. Not tracing. Looking at a picture and then drawing it. You better believe there was a whole ...

March 15, 2012

Simon’s First Stop-Motion Video

Simon Edwards | Obi-wan vs. Anakin from Ali Edwards on Vimeo. Last week while I attended his IEP meeting Simon got to hang out with his friend Ben. Ben ...

March 12, 2012

Simon + Katie + The X-ray

Last week Simon got to be Katie's patient in one of her college classes. She's studying to be a Dental Assistant and asked me if he could be her patient for some x-rays. I asked Simon if he would be willing ...

January 24, 2012

9 Cool Things About Simon’s Birthday Party

COOL THING #1 | This photo. Katie snapped it during the craziness of the birthday party, after the kids had finished the treasure hunt (the glasses were some of the prizes). I'm thankful that ...

January 23, 2012

Ten Years Of Simon

2002 2003 2004 2005...

September 30, 2011

Simon’s Time Machine

This was Simon's writing homework prompt last week. Love.

September 28, 2011

Fourth Grade Open House

Dear Simon, Last night you had your Fourth Grade Open House. Here's what I learned: 1. The technology in your classroom is so cool. You showed me how you use/play with Garage Band. I thought it was cool just watching you walk ...

July 21, 2011

Learning To Ride

We've been taking the slow route in helping Simon learn to ride his bike. Slow and deliberate with lots and lots of confidence-building praise and support....

June 13, 2011

Third Grade Field Trip

THIRD GRADE FIELD TRIP = 80 KIDS + 20 ADULTS + 2-HOUR BUS RIDE EACH WAY + OREGON COAST AQUARIUM + LUNCH AND EXPLORATION AT THE BEACH...

May 26, 2011

On Being Awesome

Reason #5003 why Katie is an awesome nanny.