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We’re T-Minus 23 Days Until Our World Changes Forever!

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! It’s hard to believe we’re only three weeks(!) away from meeting our second child, Jaxten Carl Smith! It seems like only yesterday Noah learned he was a big brother, and we [Read More…]…

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Rion Holcombe, Born With Down Syndrome, Accepted To Clemson University LIFE Program

Kleenex alert! I recently came across this video of Rion Holcombe, a 20 year old with Down syndrome, receiving an acceptance letter to the Clemson University LIFE program. Hit play below to watch the video. (And you’ve been warned about the kleenex!)

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Today Marks The Best Three Years Of My Life.

Its hard to believe that at this exact time exactly three years ago we had just received the news from our awesome pediatrician that our little boy was born with Down Syndrome. Boy, if only I knew than what I know now.

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Share A Picture Of Your Child’s Halloween Outfit And Be A Part Of An Upcoming Blog Post!

We’re about to head out to go Trick-Or-Treating with some friends around our neighbored and I wanted to share a quick photo of Noah in his little toddler astronaut outfit. One cool fun fact, NASA actually sent Noah this outfit after we did a post on A Smile As Big As The Moon with a note saying they couldn’t wait for him to come to Space Camp one day!

How cool is that!!!

Besides an Astronaut, Noah has also been a lion, and a tiger!

“Is It Ok To Take My Child Trick-Or-Treating?”

By the way, in case you’re wondering if it’s ok for your kids to participate in Halloween check out the video below from our new podcast [Read More…]

Down Syndrome Resources

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The Epic List Of Activities, Toys And Fun Ideas To Help Your Child Develop Their Creativity

Creativity and imagination are important skills to work on in childhood just like learning to crawl … [Read More...]

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Meet 7 People With Down Syndrome Who Have Gotten Their Driver’s License!

I'll be honest, when Noah was born pretty everything I knew about Down Syndrome I learned by … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Therapy

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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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What A UK Mother Of A Child With “Down’s Syndrome” Has In Common With American Moms…And How We’re All Like A Bunch Of Balloons!

 **The following is a guest post from Hayley Goleniowska who blogs at Downs Side Up which has been voted the Down Syndrome blog in Europe two years in … [Read More...]

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9 Lessons I Learned About Being A Good Dad By Having A Bad One

Father's day is always a bitter sweet time for me. As I scroll through my Facebook and Twitter feed on Father's day I see countless posts of people … [Read More...]

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