Archives for 2016

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…]…

36 Companies That Hire People With Special Needs

I recently posted an article about a young man with Down syndrome I noticed working at my local car dealership. As a parent of a child with special needs, specifically Down syndrome, I’m always encouraged when I see employers hiring people with special needs. Our son Noah is only five years old at the time of this blog [Read More…]…

Meet Nick, A Car Dealership Employee With Down Syndrome!

I’m always excited and encouraged when I’m out and about and spot someone with special needs working at a business I’m patronizing! Last summer I was taking my car in to the dealership when I noticed a clean cut young man working at the dealership who I thought may have Down syndrome. (I have to [Read More…]…

8 Tips To Help A Child With Down Syndrome Ski For The First Time!

Over the Christmas holiday we took a trip to see Noah’s grandparents (who happen to live in the beautiful mountains of Colorado) and one of the things that we knew we wanted to do this year was get Noah a ski lesson! Noah loves adventures and having fun, but I didn’t know how he was [Read More…]…

The Hilton Sandestin – Our Favorite Beach Vacation Spot!

My wife and I like to vacation differently. I like large crowds, lots of excitement, and seeing lots of different things while on vacation. (Think New York, or Disney World!) My wife, on the other hand, likes to relax and take it easy while on vacation (think of a beach, or hotel pool.) In fact, [Read More…]…