After we brought Isaac home he seemed to have a tactile aversion to certain clothing, bathing, and being touched bare skinned(our hands touching his body while dressing or changing diapers, etc.). It was really hard at first. Sarah did this too, but only to certain textures and not human touch. It is heart breaking to try to change a diaper and not touch bare skin or your baby screams like you are hurting them. Thankfully we have great therapist who walked us through. With both kids we did brushing and worked with them to build their tolerance to textures that bothered them. I am happy that we have overcome our tactile aversions.
We are a family of five who have been blessed by God. Doug and I were married in 2002 and immediately wanted to start a family. God blessed us with our son Elijah in 2003 through the beauty of birth. Elijah loves to play outdoors and to play with his Nitendo. We were blessed with Sarah in 2007 through the beauty of adoption. Sarah has Down syndrome, but is not defined by it. She is proving all of the statistics wrong and is growing and achieving at a record pace. We were blessed with Isaac in 2010 to complete our family. He is also adopted and has Down syndrome, excited to watch him grow!! Doug is a utility forester with the local utility company. I, Robyn, am a stay at home mom who is never at home. I am a Young Living Essential Oils Independent Distributor and I love my oils! Elijah in the sixth grade and loves all things mindcraft and Star Wars. Sarah is 9 and in the 2nd grade. Isaac is almost 5 and doing preschool work. We are a homeschooling family that lives life to the fullest. I love my life and I am so blessed.
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