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.

Noah’s Making Memories At Home Depot’s Free Kid’s Workshop

kids workshop home depot special needs down syndrome

There are lots of awesome things to say about Home Depot. 1. They let you throw free kids birthday parties! 2. They sell lots of fun toys, like this. 3. They have free weekend kid workshops every weekend! Since Noah’s grandpa was in town this weekend, I thought it would be fun to take them [Read More…]…

Check Out The All New Frozen Parade at Disneyland…For Free!

new frozen parade at disney land

One of Noah’s favorite Disney movies is Frozen and we were excited to learn that on Friday Disney premiered a brand new Frozen Pre-Parade at it’s parks…on the week that we happened to be there as part of our epic summer road trip! Since I know so many Frozen fans follow our blog I decided to [Read More…]…

Epic Summer Road Trip 2014!

dallas to vegas disney land road trip

  I’ll let you in on a little secret about me…I’m not a huge fan of flying. Like, at all. Thankfully, I have a super sweet wife who understands and was very gracious with me when I kindly asked if we could go on an epic summer road trip instead of joining her parents in [Read More…]…

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

Michael Mullins down syndrome sings national anthem

My wife sent me a link to this really cool story yesterday about  38 year old Michael Mullins (who happens to have been born with Down syndrome) a die hard Boston Red Sox fan who’s dream of singing the national anthem at Fenway Park finally came true!

Michael really hit a home run with his version of the national anthem (pun intended!) Click play on the video below to see for yourself.

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