Sunday, March 21, 2010

Happy World Down syndrome Day!!

I know, I know, it has been a long time. But I wanted to post this for today and then I may work backwards to catch you up on our winter. Today is World Down syndrome Day, 3-21! Or other wise known as Trisomy 21. We thought it would be nice to have a little luncheon with some family and celebrate Emma and her designer "genes". We had such a nice and relaxing lunch with Grandma Dotsy, Auntie Joni and Uncle Todd, Auntie Julie and cousins Jake and Colby. Below is the cake I made for the day. Jim did the lettering. For those of you who don't know blue and yellow are the colors for Down syndrome.

Here is the guest on honor. Grandma Dotsy bought the kids this darling Easter basket thing from Hallmark. I must say it is pretty cute and the kids LOVED it. Here is Emma playing with it. She just lit up when she played it.

Of course, here is Bubba (Emma's name for Evan). This was before the festivities began.

Grandma and Joni trying to get Evan to eat. All he wanted was cake. Can we say Junk food junkie. And we really tried hard to get him to eat healthy.

Here is sweet Emma enjoying her lunch.

After naps we plan to get the kids outside or whatever Emma would like to do. This is her day and we are honoring her the best we can. I will probably post random photos from the past 4 months. So be prepared. I am going to try to be better.


  1. Happy WDS Day Emma! What a special day for you! It looks like lots of family came to help you celebrate, I wish we could have been there! You are such a special girl, and it suits you to have another fun day to celebrate you!! Can't wait to see the pictures from the past few months, I'll be stopping by often! Although, we just decided today to try to put our house on the market so we'll be busy these next few days/weeks I have a feeling :)

  2. What a great day for you, Emma! Happy WDS day!! It looks like Emma really enjoyed her day (she looked adorable) and Evan had such sweet smiles! You guys did a great job to make it a special day, and what a cute cake! I wished we lived closer to celebrate with you all!

  3. I, too, wish I could have been there to give you a big hug Emma!! You are Delightfully Special!! Isn't that what DS stands for?

  4. ps -- if Evan is going to be called Bubba, he needs to live in Texas.
    just sayin

  5. Sue- that is hilarious. You are right though, if a name like Bubba is going to stick, we should live in Texas. Who knows what the future holds. I also must say I love the Delightfully Special. I have to use that in the future.