I’m a huge fan of the Big Apple. Without a doubt it’s one of my favorite places in the world to visit. My brain really enjoys all of the stimulation New York feeds it, and I actually find a lot of beauty in landscape; it makes me think much about the One who is really the creative genius behind all that you see there, but that’s a different post… (My wife, on the other hand, would trade a trip to NYC for a relaxing week at the beach any day of the week. We’re different like that, and it works.)[Read More…]
It’s amazing how fast news travels in this day of everyone-and-their-grandmother-is-on-Facebook, but man oh man is it ever true. Literally overnight news organizations around the world were contacting us about the Target post that went viral. (There were even stories written in foreign languages published about it, it was seriously unbelievable!)[Read More…]
“Watch their head” has a whole new meaning when handling most infants with Down syndrome. You may have noticed that your child with Down syndrome feels a bit different in your arms than a typical child. Hypotonia effects every muscle from the neck, abs, and even the mouth. It is not necessarily muscle weakness but a decrease in tone.[Read More…]
I believe there are a handful of events that occur in a person’s life that changes them forever. We’re pretty confidant we’d recognize these events the movement they happen. In some cases we will, but more often than not we won’t. In fact, we may not fully understand how one of these events has changed our life until long after the event occurs. These events often camouflage themselves in the routine. In the normal everyday things we do, day in and day out.
It was during the course of one of these normal, everyday, activities that I was blindsided by an event that changed my life, and the life’s of thousands of others. Forever.[Read More…]
Down Syndrome Resources
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...]
Today we took Noah to get his first real haircut. I say that because this was actually the second … [Read More...]
Down Syndrome Therapy
http://youtu.be/39iC8Wu1d8I We're proud to announce that Noah reached another major milestone … [Read More...]
We're a huge fan of teaching Noah baby sign language to help him communicate with us. We have been … [Read More...]