Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Early Intervention

Therapy with a 3 1/2 month old? Yes, we're doing it and it's very important. Right now it feels TOO important and I feel terribly behind in the work Nate and I should be doing together. At this point the county sends over a physical therapist 2x/mo for an hour and a special ed teacher 2x/mo for an hour. The PT works with us on ways to help strengthen Nate's low-tone body and the special ed teacher works with us on ways to stimulate his brain and ways to integrate Cody into the process. The time with these women is very valuable. I'm not necessarily learning anything that earth-shattering, but I'm finding the consistency of their presence helps keep me accountable to spending time working with Nate (I don't want to be the one who didn't do the assignment!) But, right now I just feel overwhelmed. I feel like this is the easy stuff and I can't even find time to get it done. Yes, I could do these things with Nate each day, but then who does the laundry and dishes??

Okay, one day at a time, one day at a time. Breathe.....


  1. You're doing great!
    We're thinking of you.

    And, hey, the kiddos don't know if the laundry is folded = ) (I tell myself this daily!)

    Jennifer Ferrara and Family

  2. Amen to what my sister says!!! You are in our thoughts and prayers!

  3. Danielle - YOU'RE doing great, and so is he. Be sure to give yourself a break sometimes though, you JUST had a baby, and that's tough to recover from period. Another thought.... would paper plates for a while be so bad?