Little Bird


8 lessons about Down Syndrome in the first 8 Months as a Daddy (again). 16

by Little Bird turned 8 – months – in July.  Other than my weird obsession with the Number 8, there’s nothing significant about that anniversary. However, this is the last time I get to do the “baby-thing”; it’s already passing in the blink of an eye.  I recently paused to […]


Why a diagnosis of Down Syndrome just didn’t matter. 35

by “I don’t give a [expletive deleted] if he has Down Syndrome, Up Syndrome, or Halfway- in-Between Syndrome – would you please stop my wife from bleeding out so she can hold her son?” That was my reaction to the neonatologist’s diagnosis of Down Syndrome in the Emergency Room.  I […]


10 Reasons I need a smile from Little Bird. 1

by Dear Little Bird, Its been 12 weeks.  It’s time for you to smile.  Intentionally…not those “sleep-smiles” that are so flippin’ adorable. Here are 10 reasons I really need you to stop crying and give us that first intentional smile, Little Bird. Love, Poppa Bird