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3 Reasons Imitation Is An Important Developmental Milestone

Noah has started to mimic our actions recently which is actually a really big milestone for a child with Down syndrome. I mean how cute is he playing patty cake with his occupational therapist today!? I love it when he points to himself with both thumbs. (By the way, that’s also the sign for “me.’ See, I told you Signing Time works!) 🙂

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Sometimes All You Really Need Is A Slice Of Pizza!

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! Whew….you ever have one of those parenting seasons where life seems to go by a million miles a minute? Those weeks (or months) where it seems like the second your walking out of one doctor’s [Read More…]…

Infantile Spasms: A Diagnosis That Can Be Missed In Children With Down Syndrome

Today’s post is long, but I hope it is helpful and makes a difference in someone’s life as I feel it is something that is often missed in children with Down syndrome. The majority of pediatricians follow the guidelines for health maintenance for children with Down syndrome. Seizures are listed as something to look out for, however [Read More…]…

It’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month So Ask Me Anything!

We get questions from people all over the world via email, Facebook, Twitter, ourYoutube channel, our Google Plus channel, etc asking about our family, our site, what it’s like raising a child with Down syndrome, and much more; so since October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month (don’t feel bad if you didn’t know this) I thought it would be fun (and hopefully [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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8 Tips To Help A Child With Down Syndrome Ski For The First Time!

Over the Christmas holiday we took a trip to see Noah's grandparents (who happen to live in the … [Read More...]

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Watch Michael Mullins, A Man Born With Down Syndrome, Sing The National Anthem At A Boston Red Sox Game

My wife sent me a link to this really cool story yesterday about  38 year old Michael Mullins (who … [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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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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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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