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Our Son, The Curious Baby Spiderman Who Doesn’t Quite Understand “No”

Our son must have been bitten by a radio active spider or something because he has suddenly turned into a baby spiderman. (For all the non comic book nerds out there that’s an Amazing Spider-Man reference.)  As I mentioned recently, you never know when your child is going to decide to surprise you by doing the unexpected. Sometimes, the unexpected [Read More…]…

What A Difference Three Months Can Make.

It’s been three months since we posted the video of Noah first climbing up a few stairs at home. It was super hard work for him (especially since he was 14 months old at the time!) but he kept moving forward and finally made it! Well as you can see in today’s video he’s come [Read More…]…

3 Reasons Imitation Is An Important Developmental Milestone

Noah has started to mimic our actions recently which is actually a really big milestone for a child with Down syndrome. I mean how cute is he playing patty cake with his occupational therapist today!? I love it when he points to himself with both thumbs. (By the way, that’s also the sign for “me.’ See, I told you Signing Time works!) 🙂

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Sometimes All You Really Need Is A Slice Of Pizza!

Whew….you ever have one of those parenting seasons where life seems to go by a million miles a minute? Those weeks (or months) where it seems like the second your walking out of one doctor’s office, your walking in to another? One of those months (or years) where you wish you could freeze time just so you could stop [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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Carson’s Atrioventricular Canal (AVC Defect) Surgery Story

(If you're looking to meet other parents of children with heart defects, check out this Facebook … [Read More...]

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He Came Down | A Story of Hope

My wife recently told me about a video she came across produced by "Speak Life." The video shows a … [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

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How a Chick-Fil-A Employee Changed My Idea of “Meaningful” Work

Last week I was eating lunch at a local Chick-Fil-A when I noticed a young women with Down syndrome working at this particular location. (As a parent … [Read More...]

A (New) Letter To Our Son’s Teachers On His First Day Of School

It's hard to believe it's been almost three years since Noah first started to school (and we wrote our first letter to his teachers)...time really … [Read More...]

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