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Noah’s Grandma Comes To Visit

If you’re new here, I’d love for you to sign up for our posts by email so we can stay connected. Thanks for visiting! My mom came to visit today to pick up my brother who was in town visiting, and also to love on our son.  Noah loves when either of his grandmothers come [Read More…]…

Occupational Therapy

Every other Monday we take Noah in for occupational therapy at Our Children’s House at Baylor.  Occupational therapy is important for children born with down syndrome as they often have challenges developing fine motor skills.  This is due to several characteristics commonly shared by children with down syndrome including; low muscle tone, increased flexibility in their arm and hand joints, broad hands, and short [Read More…]…

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Noahs Visits The Church Nursery For The First Time

Today was a big day for baby Noah (and for us!)  It was his first time ever in our church nursery…!  That’s right, instead of being in our arms, safe and sound like he usually is, he left him in the care of our wonderful church nursery workers. Actually, it was probably a bigger day [Read More…]…

Noah’s First Swim

We had a chance to take Noah on his very first swim today, and he had tons of fun (I think!!?) We’re in love.

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Down Syndrome Resources

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36 Companies That Hire People With Special Needs

I recently posted an article about a young man with Down syndrome I noticed working at my local car … [Read More...]

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Meet Nick, A Car Dealership Employee With Down Syndrome!

I'm always excited and encouraged when I'm out and about and spot someone with special needs working … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Therapy

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4 Activities to Help Your Child Stand On Their Own We're proud to announce that Noah reached another major milestone … [Read More...]

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Signing Update: Noah’s First Sign Language Sentence!

We're a huge fan of teaching Noah baby sign language to help him communicate with us. We have been … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Parenting

Our Son Rides The Short Bus…And I Couldn’t Be More Proud!

Today our four year old boy, who we love dearly, rode the school bus for the first time. The short school bus. The short … [Read More...]

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I Hate Petechia.

One of the biggest surprises after raising a child with Down syndrome these last (almost) three years is how little I actually think about Down … [Read More...]

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