An open letter to my husband There are certainly a million fish in the sea, but then there's you. You, with so much strength, so much love that never seems to run out. You, the boy who not only stole my heart with those big brown eyes, but listened, questioned and pushed me to grow … Continue reading an open letter to my husband
It has been a year now since we began our early intervention with Silas. One year ago, we were still really unsure about what the year ahead would hold. Honestly, I was in a positive mindset but never imagined we would be where we are now. Silas's progress has far outweighed my … Continue reading progress and a “thank you”
a cup full.
Often times, people use this metaphor to describe life - a cup half empty or a cup half full. Here's how I would describe my life by a tiny hint of an example of my day. I've chased a half naked 3yr-old, covered in chocolate that I DIDNT give him. Soothed a hysterical baby while … Continue reading a cup full
In honor of Tracheoesophageal fistula/esophageal atresia awareness month (Shew. That's a mouthful), I wanted to write a blog for Silas; his story thus far. He is 20 pounds today. It doesn't seem like much for a 14 month old, but to us it's worth cheering for. It's been a road for him, nothing like cancer, … Continue reading Silas: my story thus far.
I sat and talked with my mom for a while earlier this month about some things I've just been roller-coasting through over the last year. What an amazing year it's been, so full of blessings. Big things have happened to my family - things that feel big to us. We experienced the birth of our … Continue reading my rollercoaster.