Archives for December 2017

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…]…

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…]…

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…]…

10 Things to Never to Say to a Parent of a Child with Down Syndrome

So, one day you’re just hanging out at home, enjoying a cup of coffee and a good book. Your phone rings. It’s your best friend, she’s crying on the other end of the phone, and through her tears, you hear her say, “I just found out my baby has Down syndrome.” You’re shocked. You don’t know [Read More…]…

The Northpark Santa Claus Has an Amazing Gift for Children with Special Needs!

In the Dallas area, where we live, there is a Santa Claus unlike any other – the Northpark Mall Santa Claus! The “Northpark Santa” (Carl Anderson) has been performing as Santa Claus at this specific mall for going on 40 years! He’s even been featured on ABC News for his Santa skills. If you’ve ever taken your [Read More…]…