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  • No Updates

    I don’t have any updates to share. Boo. Because of the epic deep freeze in Minnesota right now we had to cancel Cooper’s appointment with the psychologist. Apparently Minnesota shuts… Read More

  • Another Big Week

    Cooper had a great weekend. We worked on potty training again. Gong show I tell you. Jamie had Cooper sit on the potty for 60 minutes and he didn’t pee.… Read More

  • The 'One Degree of Cooper' Game

    Have you ever heard of the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game? Basically it’s this game where every person in Hollywood is somewhat connected with Kevin Bacon. My life is… Read More

  • Cooper's just Cooper

    Tuesday was a really tough day and it took me by surprise how hard it hit me. Just when I think things are getting better WAM. Like a freight train.… Read More

  • Just Tell Us What To Do

    Please God just tell us what to do. Simple as that. Cooper had an epic fail at speech today. As I type this I am actually shaking my head because… Read More

  • Fine Motor Skills in Toddlers

    There are so many different pieces of Cooper’s delays that I often just lump them together because I get so overwhelmed when I think about each part individually. But now… Read More

  • Life with Boys

    I attempted to try the whole potty training this again yesterday. Cooper isn’t quite ready yet but I want to make sure he comfortable with the potty, underwear and all… Read More

  • Instead of Answers We Have More Questions

    Yesterday was really tough. And for more than one reason. I actually thought about sugar-coating it because I feel like lately I have been posting such bad/sad stuff. But if we… Read More

  • Another Baby

    Hubs was feeding Sawyer a bottle the other day and I made a comment about how cute they looked. Hubs said, “well, this is most likely my last baby so… Read More

  • What If My Son Never Talks?

    I tell myself on a daily basis that Cooper might not talk. I have too…for me. (This is one of my freak out posts.) I am pretty sure it is a… Read More

  • A Big Week Ahead

    We had another excellent weekend. I could start getting used to this! I’ve heard from lots of other moms that their kids really started to grow up at age 3… Read More

  • Diagnosing Apraxia

    Due to the holiday and the insane deep freeze that Minnesota has been in for over a week, Cooper had his first speech appointment yesterday in 3 weeks. I have been… Read More

  • The Never Ending Medical Debt

    My husband jokes that he paid for health insurance his whole life and never used it until he met me. Hubs never gets sick. Never has a cold or the flu. He… Read More

  • How We Help Cooper To Reach His Milestones

    I remember the day well that I learned how far behind Cooper was in his receptive understanding. Now, I always knew his spoken language was extremely delayed but I never… Read More

  • Late Talker or Apraxia

    I think I mentioned before that I joined an Apraxia Facebook Group. It has been really beneficial for me to read about other kids like Cooper. Throughout this whole journey… Read More

  • Little Improvements

    Good Morning! I have been off from work for the last 2 weeks and loving every single second of it. We had lots of family time and lots of chaos.… Read More

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Finding Cooper's Voice is a safe, humorous, caring and honest place where you can celebrate the unique challenges of parenting a special needs child. Because you're never alone in the struggles you face. And once you find your people, your allies, your village....all the challenges and struggles will seem just a little bit easier. Welcome to my page!


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