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How We Told Our Friends Our Child Was Born With Down Syndrome

Before this blog was started I wrote about our journey on my personal website (I’ve since have closed that site down, and have focused my blogging efforts here.) If you’ve read Noah’s birth story you know we had no idea Noah was born with Down syndrome until several hours after his birth. As we were [Read More…]…

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A Few Thoughts On Brotherly Love

One of the best things about the stage of life we’re in right now as parents is watching out two boys play and interact with each other. In fact, few things make my heart smile more. Click play on the video below to see a quick video of what I get to see day in, day out. [Read More…]…

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I Have A Dream….For Every Person With Down Syndrome

Last week’s in Noah’s class his teachers wrote out a dream they had for each student. As you can see below their dream for Noah is that he would continue and learn. In other words, that he would never give up, and would keep moving forward in life. My wife and I both thought that was [Read More…]…

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A Very Special Thanksgiving With the Longhorn Band!

If you’ve ever seen any of Noah’s dance videos then you know how much he loves music! So when the University of Texas Longhorn Band came to Dallas to play at the Cotton Bowl, I took him to watch the band rehearse and he loved it! I shared the video of Noah having a blast watching the band [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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Watch Michael Mullins, A Man Born With Down Syndrome, Sing The National Anthem At A Boston Red Sox Game

My wife sent me a link to this really cool story yesterday about  38 year old Michael Mullins (who … [Read More...]

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A Special World Down Syndrome Day Interview With Todd Wagner

Since March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (children born with down syndrome have 3 copies of their … [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

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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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Noah’s First Time To Roll A Ball Back And Forth On The Floor…And The Laugh I Love!

In my last post I mentioned how much joy it brings me to see Noah doing things that typical children do. When we first learned Noah was born with Down … [Read More...]

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