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On the go in November!

Can we just start with a big ol WOO-HOO!? November was filled to the brim with awesome! It is December, I am home and while the work continues I am happy to have a little time to breath, after all, we accomplished in November! Let’s start back at the beginning of the month! I do not…


Worth it! | One Moms Story of Advocacy

We are happy to invite a longtime friend of GiGi’s Playhouse to the #gigisblog today.  Chis is a gift to this community and is so ready to share her experiences with us all! Pull up a chair, grab a mug of your favorite beverage and be reminded of the power we all have to bring…


Why Stop at a Month? | 365 Days of Awesome!

See ya later October! Down Syndrome Acceptance Month was great, we busted some myths, we shared our stories, we continued to introduce the world to a new and dynamic individual with Down syndrome and we asked the world to see & accept our friends and loved ones rocking their extra chromosome.  But, is that really enough?…

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Down Syndrome Acceptance | One Mile at a Time

Woo-Hoo! GiGi and I had the most amazing time yesterday! It was so exciting to join the GiGi’s Playhouse Bradley Kankakee team to announce the donation of TWO GiGi’s Playhouse branded 53-foot trailers from Hoekstra Transportation. The trucks will be traveling Kankakee and the surrounding area spreading a message of acceptance and love.  Steve Hoekstra,…

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21 Reasons Why? | 321 Days of Acceptance

21 reasons why life is better with you, Henry By Erin Wells 21. When I look over your crib to reach in and get you in the morning, you immediately smile and start our day filled with happiness. 20. You always score free cookies from the bakery at the grocery store with your smile, and…

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Inspiration in Mexico

Nancy, GiGi, and the team are spending the next few days at GiGi’s Playhouse Mexico! Catching up on the great work, being inspired and training on the new tools we have to help the impact of the GiGi’s Playhouse free purposeful programs be even greater! Nancy is bursting at the seems to share with us all…

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