You’ve Got a Friend in Me

As a parent, when your child walks in the doors of a school building on their first day, one of your desires for them is to be accepted and loved by their peers. You hope your little boy or girl will make friends and have a good experience. This is especially true for parents of [Read More…]…

Noah “Hikes” The Maroon Bells in Aspen, Colorado

This summer we took a trip to visit the boys grandparents in Colorado. I have to say, I hit the in-law jackpot when I married my wife. Not only are my in-laws super great, but they live in one of the most beautiful parts of Colorado (just a short drive from Aspen!) The view from their [Read More…]…

Meet David Saville, Clemson’s Equipment Manager (Who Also Has Down Syndrome)

I recently came across an incredible video produced by ESPN about a man with Down syndrome, David Saville, who is part of the Clemson Tiger’s football team. I’ll be honest, I teared up. I teared up because I love everything about this video. The way the Clemson football players treat David like a friend, the way [Read More…]…

Noah Rides His First Upside Down Roller Coaster!

One of Noah’s favorite things to do is visit Six Flags Over Texas (a local theme park) and ride rides! This “little” boy has been a fan of thrill rides for as long I can remember him going to theme parks, but this year he decided to ride the “Shock Wave,” one of those roller [Read More…]…

I Love Hearing Noah Sing the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Theme Song!

As Noah has gotten older, it’s been a lot of fun hearing his speech develop. We’re big fans of sign language in our household (in fact, it’s how Noah said his first sentence) but it’s also been fun hearing Noah move from sign language to speaking verbally. As you can hear in the video below, [Read More…]…