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The Cutest Baby Tiger Ever! (And We Want To See Your Halloween Pictures!)

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! I honestly didn’t think we were going to be able to top last year’s epic Halloween cuteness, but as always, my wife managed to do the impossible! (See, I told you she was [Read More…]…

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3 Easy Ways To Develop Your Child’s Pincer Grasp

Noah has been working on his pincer grasp (which is a huge milestone for any child) for awhile and he has not quite mastered it yet. Noah is motor driven, just not fine motor driven.

We’ve talked about the development of a child’s grasp previously and how understanding your child’s grasp determines what they are able to interact with from food to toys. Once I understood Noah’s grasp, I realized that I was asking a lot for him to pick up puffs at 9 months of age and so I switched to a banana which he was able to bring to his mouth with ease.

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It’s My 5th Wedding Anniversary, And Yes, My Wife’s A Superhero!

Today is my wife and I’s faith wedding anniversary. I am so blessed to married to such a loving, gracious, patient, and kind girl. She’s an amazing wife, mommy, doctor and friend. Oh, and did a mention that my wife is also a superhero? Yes, a real life, x-men style, superhero. Complete with super powers [Read More…]…

3 Reasons Why Walking On Textured Surfaces Is Helpful For Toddlers

Noah has been pushing his walker for awhile now. His favorite would be the Fisher-Price Go Baby Go! Stride-to-Ride Dino that he is using in today’s video. (Which also made our list of top toys.) We’ve been trying to get him to walk on different surfaces since he is becoming a pro on the carpet in our [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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The Epic List Of Activities, Toys And Fun Ideas To Help Your Child Develop Their Creativity

Creativity and imagination are important skills to work on in childhood just like learning to crawl … [Read More...]

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Meet 7 People With Down Syndrome Who Have Gotten Their Driver’s License!

I'll be honest, when Noah was born pretty everything I knew about Down Syndrome I learned by … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Therapy

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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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Noah’s First Time To Roll A Ball Back And Forth On The Floor…And The Laugh I Love!

In my last post I mentioned how much joy it brings me to see Noah doing things that typical children do. When we first learned Noah was born with Down … [Read More...]

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What A UK Mother Of A Child With “Down’s Syndrome” Has In Common With American Moms…And How We’re All Like A Bunch Of Balloons!

 **The following is a guest post from Hayley Goleniowska who blogs at Downs Side Up which has been voted the Down Syndrome blog in Europe two years in … [Read More...]

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