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The Epic List of the Best Board Games for Kids | 2017

If you’re new here, I’d love for you to sign up for our posts by email so we can stay connected. Thanks for visiting! As Noah has gotten older (at the time of this blog post he’s 7!) it’s been fun to watch him grow in his comprehension of how things work. The types of [Read More…]…

A Letter to My Son on His 7th Birthday

Noah, It’s hard to believe your seven years old today! I can remember in vivid detail the moment I heard our pediatrician say those words, “he has features consistent with Trisomy 21.” I had no idea what life was going to be like raising a child with Down syndrome. I was a new parent. I had no [Read More…]…

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What’s It Like Raising a Child With Down Syndrome in the United States

This blog post is part of our “Down Syndrome stories from around the world” blog series. Be sure to check it out! 1. What Country do you live in? United States 2. How many children do you have and what are their ages? Noah (our son with Down syndrome) – 7 Jaxten – 3 Koen – [Read More…]…

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Down Syndrome Stories From Around the World | Blog Series

We’ve been sharing what life is like raising a child with Down syndrome on our website and social media channels for over six years now! It’s been awesome to see how God has used our story to give people around the globe hope and encouragement. Over the years we’ve received messages, and have seen posts, [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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The Supreme Court Helps Children with Disabilities Receive A Proper Eduction

On March 22, the Supreme Court of the United States of America made an unanimous ruling that will … [Read More...]

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People With Down Syndrome Don’t Have “Special Needs”

Lauren Potter (who played Becky on the TV show "Glee") recently appeared in a short video for World … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Therapy

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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

Our Son Rides The Short Bus…And I Couldn’t Be More Proud!

Today our four year old boy, who we love dearly, rode the school bus for the first time. The short school bus. The short … [Read More...]

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I Hate Petechia.

One of the biggest surprises after raising a child with Down syndrome these last (almost) three years is how little I actually think about Down … [Read More...]

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