Today kicks off National Down Syndrome Awareness Month which is an entire month dedicated to helping the world see what it’s like raising a child with Down syndrome (don’t worry if you didn’t know there even was such as “down syndrome awareness month, I didn’t either until after Noah was born.) 🙂
I personally believe every day is a great day for parents like myself to help others learn about some of the unique challenges of raising a child with Down syndrome as well as how much children with Down syndrome have in common with typical children. However, I do think having an entire month specifically dedicated to raising awareness about Down syndrome is a fantastic jump start to help us remember that every day an great opportunity to rise awareness.
6 Ideas To Help You Make The Most Of Down Syndrome Awareness Month
For those of you who have ever wondered, “How can I help raise awareness for Down syndrome?” I wanted to give you a few suggestions to help you make the most of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month by helping people understand what it’s like having a child with Down syndrome![Read More…]
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 wife is in Italy this week with her mom for a fun-mother-daughter-vacation-before-we-have-our-second-child-trip which means Noah and I are home alone! She’s only been gone for a few days (she left Saturday) [Read More…]…
This morning I shared the following picture on our Facebook page and within a few hours it had received over 2 thousand likes! I mean sure, he’s a cute kid, but over 2 thousand likes for a picture of a kid eating a waffle?!? 🙂
There’s Something Typical About Waffles That I Really Love
I love snapping pictures of Noah doing cute, typical things. When I first learned that Noah was born with Down syndrome I worried about how different Noah would be than typical kids, and that scared me. It turns out that raising a child with Down syndrome is much more normal than I would have ever imagined.[Read More…]
Today we’re excited to announce WE’RE HAVING A BOY!!!
Well, technically “we’re” not having anything. My amazing wife is having a boy….I have (and had) the easy part! 😉
Introducing Noah’s Little Brother!
Last month we introduced you to Noah’s new sibling for the first time, but today it’s our pleasure to introduce Noah’s sibling, as Noah’s little brother, for the very first time![Read More…]
Down Syndrome Resources
I recently posted an article about a young man with Down syndrome I noticed working at my local car … [Read More...]
I'm always excited and encouraged when I'm out and about and spot someone with special needs working … [Read More...]
Down Syndrome Therapy
http://youtu.be/39iC8Wu1d8I We're proud to announce that Noah reached another major milestone … [Read More...]
We're a huge fan of teaching Noah baby sign language to help him communicate with us. We have been … [Read More...]