No Special Needs.

My son with Down Syndrome needs only what all children need: Time, Opportunity, and Love.


“Why Are There No Blue Dogs?” 153

by Tuesday night, after the night shift nurses in the Hospice had dimmed the lights so everyone could settle in for the night, and after everyone left his side,  my Uncle Joe quietly passed away. I never really got why folks were so impatient with Joe.  A lot of folks thought […]


Congratulations to Treyton’s Posse! 1

by Things have been super busy here on the work front.   I’ve started recorded training videos for my law firm’s website, and have been hiring staff and setting up new infrastructure and case management systems as I grow my law firm to the next level.


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 […]


It Doesn’t Matter How you Spell Down’s Syndrome. 17

by I don’t care how you spell Down’s Syndrome.  Spelling won’t affect my son future, open or close doors, or affect his enjoyment of life. That said, I get enough nasty emails attacking my spelling that I would like  an Open Response to link back to.


The Big Myth about Down Syndrome – and how new Dads can shatter it. 49

by As a Dad who just learned your child has Down Syndrome, you will hear this myth everywhere: Down Syndrome is a devastating and painful diagnosis that will turn a parent’s life upside down forever.