Category: albinism

Cause Ya Gotta Have Friends

| July 16, 2008

Nothing can compare to seeing and talking to adults with albinism and other parents of children with albinism.

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Language Development- 2 years 1 month

| June 10, 2008

Most parents know how hard it can be to get your child to “perform” on command, but I decided to give it a shot. 😛 Here is Lyra showing off some of the words she’s learned over the last couple of months.   She has been receiving regular speech therapy for the last month.  Lyra even […]

Homemade Flashcard Activity

| June 7, 2008

This was an idea I got from Lyra’s TVI.  I took pictures of a variety of toys and objects that Lyra was familiar with or played with regularly.  To make them more durable, I taped them to poster board a cut them out.  Then I put them into the plastic sleeves of some old photo […]

Milestones 1-2 years

| May 19, 2008

These are some of the milestones Lyra met over this past year. They are not in any particular order. There have been so many! I don’t want to forget them. These are all I could remember. I’ll add more as I think of them. pulls string to move toy along open cabinets and drawers kick […]

Dingy Hair Solution

| May 18, 2008

I finally purchased some of the shampoo I had heard about to deal with Lyra’s dingy hair. It’s called Shimmer Lights, and you can buy it from a beauty supply store, Sally Beauty Supply in my case. On the back of the bottle, it says the product “Brightens white and gray hair, Shampoos away yellow, and […]


| May 18, 2008

Because of privacy issues, I have removed some of the document links in the Early Intervention section. If you would like to take a look at any of these files, please send me an email and I may be able to send them to you via email. Let me know if you have any questions. […]

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

| May 18, 2008

I just want to take a moment to say Thank You, to everyone who has ever left comments for me, either on my Guestbook or after individual posts. I can’t tell you how very very much I appreciate the those comments. Your comments have all been incredibly encouraging. It really motivates me to know that […]

She Can’t be 2 ALREADY!

| May 11, 2008

In approximately 12.5 hours, my baby will be TWO!!! I am just not ready. It’s just awful for me really. All of my babies are growing up too quickly, but Lyra is my last baby. Even thinking about her not being a baby anymore makes me cry. Ahhhh… I’m just a big sap. Even though […]