We lovingly refer to her as “the bug”. Sylvie is full of love, cuddles, mischief… and mystery. For most of her life, she’s defied the traditional developmental milestone guidelines and progresses at her own leisurely pace. Recently, though, certain traits that had been thus far been chalked up to personality quirks have prompted me to evaluate her development further, to make sure Sylvie isn’t in need of greater help than we can give her. This is the story of our experience, from the vantage point of a clueless mom who never expected to embark on a journey like this.