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Make Your Own Halloween Costume in 3 Easy Steps

(Please note: This post is sponsored by Laffy Taffy as part of their 2019 Squad Ghouls Halloween campaign. Be sure to check out the hashtag #HafftoLaff to see more other DIY costume ideas and be sure tag your family’s costume pictures for a chance to be featured on their Instagram page!) Let’s be honest, sometimes [Read More…]…

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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…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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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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