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It’s Time For The New York Buddy Walk!

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! We’re in NYC right now watching the NDSS Buddy Walk kick off video in Times Square. After the video finishes up, we’ll be heading to Central Park for the 2012 New [Read More…]…

Noah’s Rocking Out (And Getting Into Trouble) At The Rockin’ 21 Party!

Once a month a group of local families raising children born with Down syndrome get together on a Sunday afternoon for what we call “Rockin’ 21.” We rotate between a few different houses and this month it was our turn to host! (If you’re interested in learning more here’s how the they got started.) That’s our boy….!  It’s a ton of fun [Read More…]…

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Noah Eats Spaghetti With His Hands; A Tasty Sensory "Exercise"

Every since Noah’s first birthday we’ve been slowly transitioning him from a bottle / purred foods, to more big boy foods….and he’s doing great. We haven’t ran into any problems (yet) with him not wanting to eat certain kinds of food, or refusing certain textures. We’ve been pretty impressed.

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How Some Epic Stair Crawling Reminded Me To Expect The Unexpected!

This kid is seriously on a roll lately. He just learned to climb up a few steps a few days ago, and as you can see in today’s video, he’s already almost able to make it to the top of our staircase at home! I’m so proud of this little boy! He’s hard at work learning to climb these stairs. Isn’t it fun [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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