Today’s Not Halloween

I know most of the world celebrates a big holiday today with loads of candy, but our celebration will always be much sweeter. This day, three years ago, we brought home Luke from the NICU. Words defy the elation we felt on that day. They also defy the fear and worry, but nevertheless, when the…

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HDYDI: Find Rockstar Pediatric Specialists

My life has always been beautiful, just like yours. Most of us have it in us, we just fail to recognize the beauty inside ourselves. On September 18, 2009 my life became not just beautiful, but rich. Purposeful. Faithful. And, real. God gave us a tiny 3lb. 9oz. miracle and entrusted the gift of his…

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Busy as Bees

I feel like there are so many things swimming around in my brain.  Unfortunately, I’m in the deep end, treading water!  Client work has been keeping me extraordinarily busy, my workout schedule has been – um – abysmal?  Sports season is finally winding down, but end-of-school activities are ramping up.  I’m still looking for my…

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Top Ten: How to Survive the NICU

One quick programming note.  I’ll have your Luke update tomorrow.  We are waiting on a call from his gastroenterologist about a procedure which I’ll share more about soon.  Our little guy needs some big prayers. —– Last Monday I had the honor of joining in on the Hand to Hold Lunch & Learn panel:  New Year,…

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NICU Nurses are Amazing

Today is National Neonatal Nurses Day.  Can I get a holla? Luke was blessed with so many amazing medical professionals during his NICU stay.  It was the nurses, though, that trudged with us through most of the stay.  Yes, our doctors were amazing, without a doubt. But… It was Beth who held my hand when we…

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