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Noah’s Growing Up

The picture above was taken shortly before Noah’s 7th birthday party, and he looks so grown up! The reason he looks so grown up is because he is growing up! In the years since I started this website, Noah has learned how to walk using treadmill therapy, sat up on his own, and even took his first [Read More…]…

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What’s It Like Raising a Child With Down Syndrome in Tanzania

This blog post is part of our “Down Syndrome stories from around the world” blog series. Click the link to learn how to submit your story! 1. What Country do you live in? Tanzania, East Africa. We live right at the bottom of Mount Kilimanjaro! 2. How many children do you have and what are [Read More…]…

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Amy Wright, Owner of “Bitty & Beau’s Coffee” Wins 2017 CNN’s Hero of the Year

I received a notification on my phone this evening notifying me that CNN’s 2017 Hero of the Year is Amy Write, the owner of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Shop. I don’t specifically remember hearing of Amy Wright, or Bitty & Beau’s before tonight, but I’m glad I (and millions of other people) have heard of her [Read More…]…

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The Best Birthday Gifts Don’t Come From a Store

Noah’s 7th birthday was on Friday days ago, but because Friday was a school day, we ended up having his official birthday party the day after. (Check out the letter I wrote him for his 7th birthday.) We had his birthday party at an entertainment complex near where we live called Main Event, which is one [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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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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Amy Wright, Owner of “Bitty & Beau’s Coffee” Wins 2017 CNN’s Hero of the Year

I received a notification on my phone this evening notifying me that CNN's 2017 Hero of the Year is … [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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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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