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 mom of a child with Down syndrome talking about how she feels. She explains she knows it’s not her fault that her child was born with Down syndrome, yet wondering why “this” happened to her. It’s very [Read More…]…

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…]…

The Epic List of the Best Board Games for Kids | 2017

As Noah has gotten older (at the time of this blog post he’s 7!) it’s been fun to watch him grow in his comprehension of how things work. The types of toys he enjoys playing with these days are more developed, and he’s even begun to enjoy playing board games! We tried playing games like [Read More…]…

Introducing the Parents of Children Born with Down Syndrome Facebook Group

It’s hard to believe it’s been over six years since I started our blog, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter accounts. It’s been such an encouragement to me seeing so many of your emails, comments, Facebook messages, etc. This community is so supportive of me and so kind to our family, thank you for sticking with [Read More…]…

10 Things to Never to Say to a Parent of a Child with Down Syndrome

So, one day you’re just hanging out at home, enjoying a cup of coffee and a good book. Your phone rings. It’s your best friend, she’s crying on the other end of the phone, and through her tears, you hear her say, “I just found out my baby has Down syndrome.” You’re shocked. You don’t know [Read More…]…