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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…]…

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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…]…

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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…]…

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Check Out Our Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017!

It’s hard to believe we’re just a few hours away from the end of 2017. For our family, this year was definitely a mix of hard times and good times…with the birth of our 3rd son being one of the highlights of the year. I’ve also been blogging much more frequently this year, which I [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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He Came Down | A Story of Hope

My wife recently told me about a video she came across produced by "Speak Life." The video shows a … [Read More...]

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Amy Wright, Owner of “Bitty & Beau’s Coffee” Wins 2017 CNN’s Hero of the Year

I received a notification on my phone this evening notifying me that CNN's 2017 Hero of the Year is … [Read More...]

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4 Activities to Help Your Child Stand On Their Own

http://youtu.be/39iC8Wu1d8I 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

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How a Chick-Fil-A Employee Changed My Idea of “Meaningful” Work

Last week I was eating lunch at a local Chick-Fil-A when I noticed a young women with Down syndrome working at this particular location. (As a parent … [Read More...]

A (New) Letter To Our Son’s Teachers On His First Day Of School

It's hard to believe it's been almost three years since Noah first started to school (and we wrote our first letter to his teachers)...time really … [Read More...]

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