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

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! 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 [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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Wayne Brady Apologizes For The Trig Palin “Joke,” Issues Apology.

Wayne Brady issues apology via Facebook Wayne Brady Apologizes for his comments about Sarah Palin’s Son, Trig. (And the entire Down syndrome community.) A few days ago I wrote an Open Letter to Wayne Brady about his recent comments at Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne Barr. If you’d like to read what Wayne Brady said about Trig Palin that [Read More…]…

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Step By Step.

It’s amazing the things you can learn from a child when you take time to slow down and listen. In fact, I think I’ve learned more in the past 19 months as Noah’s Dad than all of my formal education combined. Like today for instance, I was reminded that most great things in our life don’t come instantly. They don’t just [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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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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A Special World Down Syndrome Day Interview With Todd Wagner

Since March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (children born with down syndrome have 3 copies of their … [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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