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Hilarious, Joyful, Medically Complex. Food Allergies, Mito, CHD. Toddler, Tween, Teen. A new adventure every day.


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Life is…full.

Long time, no write! The past year or so has been so incredibly full and I have so many things to say and process and yet, the time and energy to devote to such things has been¬†impossibly hard to come... Continue Reading →

New Normals

Life has changed so much since Josie's diagnoses (VSD, congestive heart failure, failure to thrive, and milk protein allergy...a diagnosis for every month of life so far)! It is definitely more complicated logistically (more on that later), but actually getting... Continue Reading →

Medical Organization for K

Managing life with a medical kid is a constant work in progress. Things are always changing and shifting and what works right now, might not always. In spite of that, here are a couple of things that we have found... Continue Reading →

Organization and such…

One thing that life with K has taught me is that I have to be some extent. My default nature is to procrastinate until the last minute and then make a mad dash to the finish line, but you... Continue Reading →

Christmas and New Year’s!

We had a great Christmas this year...well, we had several Christmases, actually. They were all good! Family, friends, presents, food, church, an awesome trip to the North Pole. Good stuff. For our main family Christmas, we handled things a little... Continue Reading →

Christmas Letter 2014

Dear family and friends, Since last year I made/ordered cards and wrote/printed our Christmas letter and neither ever made it into the mail, I decided to simplify life this year and handle this virtually instead so maybe it would actually... Continue Reading →

So, how is homeschool going?

We are 8.5 weeks into our homeschooling adventure and it is going fantastically! Even though Josh and I both felt like this was the right thing for K, it was still a scary thing to pull her out of her... Continue Reading →

A New Adventure

Yesterday was the last day of school for the kids! While it was a JOY to delete my 5:30am alarm last night, yesterday was a little¬†tougher to get through than most Last Days of School have been because it was... Continue Reading →

Top 5!

In no particular order... 1. Last week, for the first time since starting occupational therapy at 17 months, K's OT mentioned her possibly graduating in the next few months. Whoa! Her sweet OT was a little teary-eyed at the prospect,... Continue Reading →

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