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Bitty and Beau’s Coffee is Coming to Waco!

Bitty and Beau’s Coffee is an amazing nationwide coffee shop chain that is much more than a coffee shop. In fact, Amy Wright, one of Bitty and Beau’s owners, received CNN’s Hero of the Year a few years ago for the great work she is doing through this organization. From their website: The original Beau’s [Read More…]…

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This Is Why You Always Want to Invite Noah to Your Wedding

Ever since we took Noah to his very first dance party many years ago, this kid has LOVED a dance floor. He loves music. He loves dancing. He loves being around people. It’s one of my favorite characteristics about him. Down syndrome doesn’t hold this kid back at all! Now he’s in the fifth grade, [Read More…]…

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This is One of the Most Important Words You Can Say to a New Parent of a Child with Down Syndrome

One of the first things our OB/GYN told us after we received our son’s Down syndrome diagnosis was “I’m sorry” (followed by something even more unbelievable.) We didn’t want to hear “I’m sorry,” instead we wanted to hear the word that these four moms say at the end of this short video that Hope Story [Read More…]…

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How the Peloton Bike Helps Our Son Stay Healthy

Before the pandemic, my wife and I were both members at Orange Theory Fitness (and loved it.) However, around the start of the COVID pandemic last year we canceled our OTF membership and purchased a Peloton exercise bike (and later one of their treadmills.) I had always thought the Peloton bikes were too expensive, but [Read More…]…

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Cooking with Kitty: A YouTube Chef with a Dual Diagnosis

I love seeing people with Down syndrome (and Autism) doing awesome things. As a technology nerd … [Read More...]

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46 Companies That Hire People With Special Needs

Before I became the dad of a child with Down syndrome I didn't pay much attention to companies that … [Read More...]

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4 Activities to Help Your Child Stand On Their Own 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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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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