What It’s Like Raising a Child With Down Syndrome in Poland

This blog post is part of our “Down Syndrome stories from around the world” blog series. Click the link to learn how to submit your story! 1. What Country do you live in? Poland 2. How many children do you have and what are their ages? Christina – 8 George – 6 Julian (our son [Read More…]…

Why a Toy Boxing Match Means So Much to Me

As Noah get’s older it’s fun watching the types of toys change, as well as the way he plays with them. As you can see in our gift idea post, Noah really enjoys playing with toys that allow him to use his imagine. I think he could play all day with Hot Wheels, Imaginext toys, and [Read More…]…

What Socks Have To Do With Love *Tissue Alert*

Today I witnessed a touching picture of love. Noah is 7, and his little brother, Jaxten is 3. Normally the bigger brother would be helping the younger, but not in these pictures. You see, for Noah certain tasks that are easy for others, aren’t so easy for him. Putting on his own socks is one [Read More…]…

Noah Trains (and Talks!) To Our Goldendoodle

When Noah was learning how to walk he spent some time with a “Eli,” a big Golden Retriever Therapy Dog. He did really well with a big dog, and although we’ve had always had small dogs as a married couple, I thought it would be fun for Noah to have a big dog in the [Read More…]…

An Open Letter to Every Parent As You Start 2018

Dear Parent, Here we are, the first day of 2018. I’m not sure what your 2017 was like, but it wasn’t the best year for me. In fact, it was downright hard. Maybe last year was hard for you, too. Maybe the last several years have been hard. If so, this letter is for you. [Read More…]…