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Come Stop Your Crying

Maggie is an interesting little lady.  Kate discovered that every time she sang this song, Maggie would get distressed.  Now it's our favorite family past time.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kd2QgViFGuw&feature=youtu.be

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As far as spina bifida stuff, it's still thriving.  Maggie has been plagued with UTIs for months now.  We've tried all sorts of antibiotics and fancy catheters...no cure yet.  Her vision prescription has gotten better, so we are ordering two pairs of glasses.  I don't fancy the selection for baby girls...too pink.  So she'll be a fashion star in tortoise shell and blue frames.  Yesterday, Maggie rolled over twice by herself.  A wonderful accomplishment for my little lump of a lady.  But it's tough not to get discouraged by the slow progress.

Davey has a surgery scheduled in January to realign his legs.  Right now his legs turn inward and he trips over them as he walks.  Hopefully the docs can fix this.  I know surgeries stink, but I consider it a blessing.  Because Davey is a mover, he needs surgeries to keep him active.  So bring on the surgery!


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  1. Ok, first of all, the songs to Maggie are sadly hilarious! When Brody was a baby, he loved Yo Gabba Gabba, but there was one song that made him cry every time we sang it. It was so funny - and we made it our family past time as well. Great times! Thanks for sharing! Miss you, friend!

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    1. Becky, that's too funny! We'll see you at Christmas. Miss you too.

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  2. First of all, your kids are so darn cute! It sounds like both Maggie and Davey are doing pretty good, in spite of the spins bifida. I know, very well, that both UTI's and surgeries stink. I pray that the doctors find something to help Maggie & that Davey's surgery goes well. Give them BOTH a BIG HUG from me.

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    1. Scott, if anyone knows the pain, it's you! Hope to see you at Christmas.

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  3. Well its obvious that Maggie has a discerning ear! So precious....maybe a little torturous (?). Love that little lady!

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    1. She love you too..."PaPa" as Maggie says.

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  4. Is Davey having his surgery at Shriners or PCMC?
    Carry on Millie...you're doing great!

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    1. Shriners. We love that place. Y'all go there too, right? Thanks for the encouragement. Hope to see you at the bowling activity coming up.

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  5. I'm laughing and crying and watching this movie on repeat. SO funny! I can totally understand how slow progress is discouraging but I just don't see how to be upset at all when you have such cute and funny kids. I love your family!!

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  6. Randy and Maggie obviously have the same taste...he hates Phil Collins too! I am still wiping the tears from laughing so hard. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. this is so funny!! ethan always cried when we sang 'o sole mio. it really did make us sing it all the more;)

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  8. So hilarious! That video-- I love it. I found your blog because you posted on my contact page. Glad we could say hello to each other!

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    1. Thanks for saying hi. I'll be keeping up with you and yours now.

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