About Rick Smith

Hi, I'm Noah's Dad and I'm passionate about giving the world a window into our life as we raise our son who was born with Down syndrome. I also enjoy connecting with other families, so let's stay connected.

How to Help Your Family Be Internet Awesome with These Free Tools From Google.

(This is a sponsored post. I was invited to this event as part of Forward Influence and received compensation for going to this event and sharing about my experience. However, as a parent of three boys who live in a world surrounded by technology I’m passionate about the topic of helping my children grow up to be [Read More…]…

Join Us at OneLife LA!

In 2015 our family had the privilege of being a part of OneLife LA, a pro-life march and program in the LA area! We had the opportunity to share some of our story, which you can view below. Today we will be marching again, and also giving an update on our story! Since the late [Read More…]…

Introducing Hope Story! (Our Attempt at Changing the World!)

NOTE: This post is going to be a bit on a longer side, but it’s important. I want to encourage you to please take the time to read it all. Thanks! The Problem(s) When Noah was born over 7 years ago, we had a negative experience with our OB/GYN. As we’ve interacted with families of children [Read More…]…

Pediatrics Plus is Coming to Frisco!

(Note – we were compensated by Pediatrics Plus in exchange for this post and sharing it on social media. However, we are fans of this organization, and it’s leadership… and if you live within driving distance to one of their locations, we think this post will be useful to you!) When Noah was younger and working [Read More…]…

Kicking off the Summer with a Visit to the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando!

(Please note: We were compensated by Wyndham Grand including providing rooms and meals. However, we still think this is a great place! Read on to learn why.) It’s officially summertime! Our children are a ton of fun, and I love traveling with them…so…I pulled Noah out of school a day before his summer break began, and [Read More…]…