We have a lot to celebrate. Tommy is two and he is doing great! That’s our biggest gift. We had two smaller family parties for Tom this year because one big party with both families and friends was just too much for him last year. Of course, he woke up sick on Saturday for his…Details
|Here Tom is demonstrating what big is. Because 10,000 is a very big number!|
Today we had our 10,000th visitor to the site. Here’s to many, many more wonderful visitors.
Thanks for reading Tom’s blog.
Victory Dance! Thank you for making us Pittsburgh’s Most Valuable Health, Medical or Fitness Blog! It was a shock to us when Tom was diagnosed at birth and the information we got from the medical community was difficult to digest. The information I found online was not much better. As I have said before, blindness…Details
I am always on the lookout for fun new activities to try with Tom, and if I find a cheap activity- even better! On the blog Play At Home Mom I found a whole section of activities called Adventures In the Dark. I found many great ideas on this site that would be visually stimulating.…Details
Tom loves fingerplay songs like “the Itsy Bitsy Spider” and “the Wheels on the Bus.” He already knows the music and actions to about six songs. They get him so excited and it is a great way for children to learn pre-school concepts. Recently, Tom was working with his occupational therapist and she said open and he…Details
Tom celebrating his first birthday Tom’s Birthday is this month!Tom is turning 2 years old this month! That alone is something to celebrate, but we will also be celebrating all that he has overcome in two years. He is one tough cookie! And sharing his birthday with the friends and family who have supported us…Details
Click below to watch the short promo for the documentary, “Do You Dream In Color?” Do You Dream In Color? In five minutes you will be entertained, amazed and informed as you learn a little more about the lives of several blind teens. You learn about the obstacles they face and see them do the…Details
September 8, 2011, will be Tom’s 1st Tubiversary! Yes, one year ago we entered the world of enteral feeding when Thomas got his g-tube. Summer 2011, on the charts for weight and full of energy Tom’s was a good eater for his first four months of life. But he had monthly surgeries in January, February…Details
They always like the cheap toys best. Save your money! My husband and I picked out a fancy riding toy for Thomas this past Christmas. We thought it would be great because it had a nice tall handle on the back so you could push him around without breaking your back. The only problem was…Details
My husband and I love Halloween and we are so excited that Thomas is getting old enough to enjoy it too. I already have an idea for a unique costume for Tommy. And this isn’t going to be a costume you can find on the shelves at your local Target! Last Halloween – Tommy the…Details