Little Bella has captured the hearts of our family and everyone that meets her. We want to share her story with all.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bella’s Week–Flu!

So after a week of snow days, Bella spent the next week in her bed with the flu.  Poor baby!

Her stats dipped into the upper 80s when she was asleep but only for one day! Otherwise we stayed above 90.

My sweet warrior fought – at home – and conquered the flu!  I’m so, so proud of her.  She is so strong now.  Way to go baby!

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Snow Days

When it looks like this outside….

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We stay inside….

playing Daniel Tiger, helping sisters bake (but not eating anything) and playing hide and go seek!

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Bella’s Week

Bella had fun at therapy this week!

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Valentine’s Day Party at school

Her sweet teacher and teacher’s assistant come up with such cute games. Stacking candy hearts, using a socked hand to pick them up, throwing money on hearts, and a nerf gun (cupid’s arrows).  She really loved the gun!   Getting all dressed up in her Valentine’s finery!

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Practicing that violin – she loves it!     Working on her name with Play-Dough

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Her chocolates from Daddy.  She wouldn’t eat them, but she was happy to receive them!

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Happy Valentine’s Day Bella!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

In Bella’s World

This is from a bit ago, but I had to include it.  It’s so sweet.  They were both sick and had fallen asleep on me.  Sweet babies!  Joy painted this picture for Bella at school.  Joy gets so worried about her sister.

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Our family went to the Kosair Shriner’s Circus.  We had so much fun!  Bella LOVED everything!  She wasn’t interested in eating anything -  no cotton candy, no snow cones, no popcorn, no nachos.  She just wanted to see everything!  She kept poking her Daddy and then pointing at something as if to say,  “Look Daddy!”  She loved it!  With her wheelchair, she had a first row seat.  She even got to shake the hand of one of the performers and a clown came over and said hello!

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Someone got new braces.  She is not pleased about them.  I haven’t figured out why yet, but I think it has a lot to do with the fact that she can’t wear her pink shoes anymore! :(

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Bella and I  - just feeding her selfie addiction :)

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Bella’s World

Bella wants to be outside and play. I love the idea – the freezing temperatures, though, make me say, “No!” too often.  So whenever we can, we say, “Yes!”

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She loves the violin – even if her bow is backwards!

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My sweet girl, and her selfie addiction!

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Mom and Dad attended a workshop on Special needs trusts and wills.  So Bella got to play at Kid’s Town at VIPS.  She had so much fun!

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Just such a fun picture!

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Here in Kentucky, Kindergarteners have to go to the dentist and fill out a dental form for school.  Crazy, in my opinion, but my opinion doesn’t matter.  So we went.  While this dentist came recommended, she obviously doesn’t deal well with special needs kids.  Our form was completed, but Bella and I left crying.  It was one of those moments when I wonder, “Does everything have to be hard for this poor kid?”

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Therapy is so fun!

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Full days make for a sleepy girl.  She is so cute when she sleeps!

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