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Living with Global Developmental Delay - Meeting Milestones at My Own Pace!

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Crawling with Less Support

Crawling with Less Support

Always up for the challenge! More work on crawling, less support while doing it!   This morning, still in PJs and as soon as sister went down for a nap, we got to work!! A post shared by Joaquin’s Life ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป (@joaquinslife) on Jun 28, […]

Waving for the First Time! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผ

Waving for the First Time! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผ

Waving for the First Time! I know some of you will understand how HUGE this is! Last night we took Joaquin to a parade and as the people passed by waving at us…Joaquin WAVED BACK! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผ I wasn’t sure what I was seeing at first […]

Crawling with the Crawl About Crawl Trainer

Crawling with the Crawl About Crawl Trainer

Crawling with the Crawl About Crawl Trainer Thanks to Joaquinโ€™s school we were able to borrow this Crawl About Crawl Trainer for the summer ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ! We took it into his physical therapy session this morning and were able to see Joaquin propel forward in the […]

Water Table Fun with the Educube Chair

Water Table Fun with the Educube Chair

Happy Friday!! It’s 86 & sunny over here and we definitely took advantage of the sunshine this afternoon! Joaquin was really struggling with standing in his gait trainer this morning (knee buckling) so we decided to bring his Educube chair from Fun & Function out […]

Developmental Hip Dysplasia

Developmental Hip Dysplasia

Have you heard of Hip Dysplasia?? We didnโ€™t know much about Hip Dysplasia before Joaquin was diagnosed with mild developmental hip dysplasia (DDH) at 18 months. It wasnโ€™t something that anyone picked up on but we started hearing a clicking sound when we would pick […]

Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun

It was feeling like Summer Summer Summer Time today๐Ÿ˜Ž Joaquin had some water table fun made possible by hisย @riftonequipmentย #GaitTrainerย ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ This gait trainer, that was provided to him by the Wheel to Walk Foundation,ย  has allowed Joaquin to do so many things he may not have […]

New Schedule, No Problem!

New Schedule, No Problem!

What a busy couple of weeks it’s been! Joaquin just finished up his second week of Developmental Pre-K and we are already seeing progress! He’s more assertive, confident and comfortable moving into different positions. Another thing we’ve noticed is that he has been open to […]

First Trip to the Barbershop

First Trip to the Barbershop

A trip to the barbershop before your 3rd birthday, that’s a thing right? Joaquin got his first big boy haircut today ๐Ÿ˜ŽHe skipped his nap so he started getting a little grumpy, luckily Dad was able to meet us and he stepped in to make […]

Too Much Fun at Therapy

Too Much Fun at Therapy

Too Much Fun at Therapy I’m pretty sure Joaquin had way too much fun at therapy today, but that’s definitely a good thing! Watching him ENJOY work is the best feeling ever! ๐Ÿ˜ Today Joaquin had Occupational Therapy/Aquatic Therapy with Ms Nicole today. I’m not […]

Nimbo Walker

Nimbo Walker

Today was Joaquin’s first time using the Nimbo Walker which is kinda similar to his gait trainer but doesn’t have the support system that his gait trainer comes with. He has to hold on at the side the entire time and keep himself up on […]