When you are a special needs parent, you quickly learn that the little things are a very big deal. It may be the first clap, wave or word. They are always the simple things that many parents overlook like coloring within the lines or saying “I love you” for the first time. There is no such thing as a small accomplishment. I’ve learned never to take a moment for granted.
And we celebrate each milestone and moment with words of praise and great enthusiasm. It’s always exciting when I see my seven year old Norrin achieve something for the first time. With each milestone, I am reminded at how far he’s come and how hard he’s worked.
Here are just a few of our moments…
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What milestones and moments do you celebrate?
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