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Why Does My Child Always Stick Their Tongue Out? 6 Causes of Tongue Protrusion

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! Why does my child always have their tongue out? “My baby sticks their tongue out all the time!” As a pediatrician this is a common concern I hear from parents of [Read More…]…


Noah Meets A Model With Down Syndrome, And Goes On A Tour Of 30 Rock: NYC Day 3

It’s funny how things work out sometimes. After our Target post went viral I really wanted to find a way to get a hold of the family whose little boy appeared inTarget ad I had blogged about. When I published that post, I had no idea their son’s picture was going to be plastered all over the media. [Read More…]…


The First Time You Saw Your Baby, A Reminder To Remember

The moment my entire life changed…for the better! I’ll never forget the moment I snapped this picture. It was shortly after learning that our son was born with Down syndrome, and as scared as I was after receiving our son’s diagnosis, it all went away the moment they wheeled this little boy into our hospital room. Sure, the fear came back [Read More…]…

12 Popular Developmental Therapy Posts For Children With Down Syndrome You Might Have Missed

Since Noah’s physical and occupational therapy visits are such a huge part of our life (Noah goes 4 times a week!) we’ve written a lot about it on our site. In fact, we have an entire category detected to them!

When Noah was born we would often look online trying to find ideas of things we could do to help him grow and develop, and we wanted to share our experiences with those who may find themselves in our shoes at some point. Also, after starting this website we’ve connected with many families in countries outside of the United States who don’t have access to the same quality of resources (or any resources) for their children with Down syndrome, and have found these types of posts helpful.

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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 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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