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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…]…

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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36 Companies That Hire People With Special Needs

I recently posted an article about a young man with Down syndrome I noticed working at my local car … [Read More...]

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Meet Nick, A Car Dealership Employee With Down Syndrome!

I'm always excited and encouraged when I'm out and about and spot someone with special needs working … [Read More...]

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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

Our Son Rides The Short Bus…And I Couldn’t Be More Proud!

Today our four year old boy, who we love dearly, rode the school bus for the first time. The short school bus. The short … [Read More...]

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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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