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It’s Halloween Season!

(Please note: We were provided gift cards and compensation from Pottery Barn Kids for this review, and the links in this post are affiliate links. However, we are still all about the fun of Halloween in our house so please keep reading.) Halloween season is upon us! (Although it doesn’t feel like here in Texas.) Our [Read More…]…

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The Hyatt Regency Austin: A GREAT Hotel for Families and Kids!

(Please note: We were provided lodging and other compensation from The Hyatt Regency Austin. However, our kids still had a blast! Read on to learn more about our stay.) To kick off the summer we jumped in the car and headed to Austin for a weekend stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Our family always enjoys visiting [Read More…]…

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A Birthday Weekend at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, TX

(Please note: We were provided lodging and other compensation from Great Wolf Lodge. However, our kids still had a blast! Read on to learn more about our stay.) This past weekend our family had the opportunity to have some fun and celebrate Jaxten (Noah’s younger brother) turning five years old at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, TX. [Read More…]…

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How to Help Your Family Be Internet Awesome with These Free Tools From Google.

(This is a sponsored post. I was invited to this event as part of Forward Influence and received compensation for going to this event and sharing about my experience. However, as a parent of three boys who live in a world surrounded by technology I’m passionate about the topic of helping my children grow up to be [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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Meet David Saville, Clemson’s Equipment Manager (Who Also Has Down Syndrome)

I recently came across an incredible video produced by ESPN about a man with Down syndrome, David … [Read More...]

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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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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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