What Is Down Syndrome?

[This post is a part of the “New Parent Guide To Down Syndrome” blog series. Be sure to check out the other posts!] What is Down Syndrome: Genetics If you are a new parent one of your first questions may be “What is Down syndrome?” (This by the way, was one of my husbands first [Read More…]…

Hallmark Recordable Storybooks Are A Bedtime Story Win!

One of the best parts of our day is getting to read and pray with Noah right before tucking him in for a good night’s sleep. We have collected a nice library of children’s books since Noah was born, including this really cool Goodnight Moon Hallmark Recordable Book you see in today’s video.  What makes this book [Read More…]…

Did I Cause My Child To Be Born With Down Syndrome?

[This post is a part of the “New Parent Guide To Down Syndrome” blog series. Be sure to check out the other posts!] If you ended up on this page because you were searching for down syndrome causes or what causes Down syndrome, let me give you a quick spoiler alert: It isn’t your fault that [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome: A New Parent Guide

If you’re a new parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome (including prenatally) you probably have a lot of questions. Before we get to those, let me first offer you a huge congratulations! I hope you’ve taken time to rejoice in your new addition. If you are anything like I was when our son was born you are probably going [Read More…]…

Bumbo Seat, Thank You For Helping Our Baby Learn To Sit Up On His Own

The Bumbo Seat has been a great developmental resource to help our son (who was born with Down syndrome) learn to sit up on his own. The bumbo seat is a double win! Noah’s occupational and physical therapist both suggested we try out the bumbo seat since not only does it help him learn to sit, it also helps him develop the core strength needed to sit independently. [Read More…]…