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“That’s So Retarded” – Why I Stopped Saying This, And You Should Too.

I’m a work in progress. Every day of my life I hope I’m a better person than the day before. My life is a process of taking 2 steps forward and 1 step back but hey, 1 step forward is still a step forward. So I’ll take it. “Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones [Read More…]…

Noah and His Brothers Have An Epic Time at the Nerf Challenge!

Our boys are BIG Nerf fans! If you ever come to our house don’t be surprised if you find a Nerf bullet wizzing by you! Since they are NERF fans, and enjoy new adventures, we jumped in the car yesterday and headed down to Fair Park in Dallas, TX to the Nerf Challenge. The Nerf [Read More…]…

Noah Goes Whitewater Rafting in Colorado!

This summer Noah and our family had the opportunity to go whitewater rafting (this is actually Noah’s second time!) while visiting the grandparents, and we had a blast! We arrived early on a Sunday morning at Glenwood Adventure in Glenwood Springs, CO. After arriving we each got fitted in a life jacked, signed some waivers [Read More…]…

Noah Receives an Epic Surprise From Hot Wheels

Noah started the 5th grade (!) this week and earlier this week we went shopping for a new backpack for him. We ended up at Pottery Barn Kids and finding this amazing Hot Wheels backpack. Noah is a huge fan of Hot Wheels and so right away this back pack was a hit. (Note: Pottery [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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