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A Update And History On Noah’s Heart Condition(s)

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! Our little Superman! Now that I’m a parent I find myself saying things I never would have imagined actually saying as a parent. Like yesterday, when I found myself saying this to my son’s cardiologist: [Read More…]…

Glee Fans: Did You Notice Sue Sylvester’s Baby Had A Little Something “Extra?”

Just look at those adorable almond shaped eyes.  If you were watching the season premiere of Glee tonight you saw Sue Sylvester’s adorable new baby girl briefly at the beginning of the show. But….you may have overlooked one small detail about her adorable new daughter. (Warning, spoiler alert ahead.) Did you notice that Sue Sylveter’s baby has a little something extra? As [Read More…]…

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Noah Tries Some Vegemite; The Peanut Butter Of Australia.

Ever heard of Vegemite?

I hadn’t until being introduced to it by our friend from Australia, Libby. Apparently they eat this stuff like peanut butter over there! In fact, based on all the conversations I’ve had with people from Down Under I kind of think all they eat over there is Vegemite and Tim Tams! (Hmmm…I wonder if anyone has ever tried Vegemite on their Tim Tams? Maybe I’m on to something?!)

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Dear Florida, Please Stop “Warehousing” Children With Special Needs And Violating The Americans With Disability Act

As a father of son born with Down syndrome, I’m angry, sad, and hurt after reading a recent article in The Miami Herald about the State of Florida “warehousing” (yes, warehousing!) a large number of children with disabilities in “hospital-like” institutions, and their follow up article entitled “Florida’s way: Nursing home profits trump sick kids’ special needs.” “Hundreds of children [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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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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6 Reasons Why The Fisher Price Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Count and Color Gumball Machine Should Be In Your Child’s Toy Box!

I'm always on the look out for fun toys that serve a dual purpose. I'm looking for toys that are … [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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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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9 Lessons I Learned About Being A Good Dad By Having A Bad One

Father's day is always a bitter sweet time for me. As I scroll through my Facebook and Twitter feed on Father's day I see countless posts of people … [Read More...]

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