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A Letter to My Son on His 7th Birthday

If you’re new here, I’d love for you to sign up for our posts by email so we can stay connected. Thanks for visiting!Noah, It’s hard to believe your seven years old today! I can remember in vivid detail the moment I heard our pediatrician say those words, “he has features consistent with Trisomy 21.” I had [Read More…]…

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What’s It Like Raising a Child With Down Syndrome in the United States

This blog post is part of our “Down Syndrome stories from around the world” blog series. Be sure to check it out! 1. What Country do you live in? United States 2. How many children do you have and what are their ages? Noah (our son with Down syndrome) – 7 Jaxten – 3 Koen – [Read More…]…

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Down Syndrome Stories From Around the World | Blog Series

We’ve been sharing what life is like raising a child with Down syndrome on our website and social media channels for over six years now! It’s been awesome to see how God has used our story to give people around the globe hope and encouragement. Over the years we’ve received messages, and have seen posts, [Read More…]…

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Introducing the Parents of Children Born with Down Syndrome Facebook Group

It’s hard to believe it’s been over six years since I started our blog, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter accounts. It’s been such an encouragement to me seeing so many of your emails, comments, Facebook messages, etc. This community is so supportive of me and so kind to our family, thank you for sticking with [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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People With Down Syndrome Don’t Have “Special Needs”

Lauren Potter (who played Becky on the TV show "Glee") recently appeared in a short video for World … [Read More...]

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Could Green Tea Improve Memory And Speech For People With Down Syndrome?

A friend of mine sent me an article today about a year long clinical study that "showed a chemical … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Therapy

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4 Activities to Help Your Child Stand On Their Own

http://youtu.be/39iC8Wu1d8I We're proud to announce that Noah reached another major milestone … [Read More...]

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Signing Update: Noah’s First Sign Language Sentence!

We're a huge fan of teaching Noah baby sign language to help him communicate with us. We have been … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Parenting

Our Son Rides The Short Bus…And I Couldn’t Be More Proud!

Today our four year old boy, who we love dearly, rode the school bus for the first time. The short school bus. The short … [Read More...]

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I Hate Petechia.

One of the biggest surprises after raising a child with Down syndrome these last (almost) three years is how little I actually think about Down … [Read More...]

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