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I Met a Mother with Down Syndrome and Her Child!

As the parent of a child with Down syndrome, I have wondered if people with Down syndrome can get pregnant and have a child. Over the years I have seen various posts about parents who have Down syndrome, but I had never been able to verify if those posts were true, or not. That all [Read More…]…

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Here’s Why We Love Noah’s Miracle League Soccer Team!

After 18 plus months off due to COVID-19, Noah started his fourth season playing soccer with the Frisco Miracle League today! (And I started my third year as the coach of his soccer team.) I am thankful for organizations like the Miracle League (and the Special Olympics) for creating environments that kids with Down syndrome [Read More…]…

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Noah Visits TAG’s Maniac’s Mansion: An Epic Arcade and Cereal Bar

This summer, on the way to visit my wife’s parents in Colorado, we had the chance to stop in Wichita Falls and visit an arcade and cereal bar I had heard about; TAG’s Maniac’s Mansion. And it. was. amazing! If you’re wondering what an arcade and cereal bar is, it’s exactly what is sounds like; [Read More…]…

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Meet Ollie: Our Barksdale Mini Australian Labradoodle

Years ago I introduced our blog readers to Jake, our beautiful goldendoodle, and have even posted a video of Noah training him in the past. We loved Jake, but sadly at the end of last year, on Noah’s 10th birthday, and just days before Christmas, we had to put our beloved Jake to sleep. We [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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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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