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We bought our home in 2007 prior to the market crash and before the diagnosis of spina bifida blessed our family.  Our home has seventeen stairs with all the bedrooms on the second level.  Davey has conquered the flight, but it's tiring for him to go up and down several times.  Maggie has yet to climb one step of the stair mountain.  Her little world is the floor of our home, and the stairs cut her independent exploration in half.  The thick carpet, small kitchen, narrow door jams, and stairs make it difficult for a walker or wheelchair to be used.  As a Realtor, I'm always studying floor plans and looking for homes without stairs, but we live in Utah where basements are king and almost every home has multiple levels.  My list for "someday" is long.  There are many families who have the same accessibility challenges, so we focus on what we love about our home and get used to the stairs.

Yesterday I transferred all the pics and videos from my phone to the computer.  …