Wyatt and Giant Owl Went to the Dr Today – One of Them Has a Fracture

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I didn’t think we would make it this long without a broken bone in our household. With the way the boys constantly roughhouse, climb and jump off of everything, and run full speed without a second thought of obstacles in their path…we are lucky that there have been few injuries over the years.

The . . . → Read More: Wyatt and Giant Owl Went to the Dr Today – One of Them Has a Fracture

The Emotional Scars Take the Longest to Heal

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It’s been almost 2 years since Ruslan’s arm injury and if you look at him today, you wouldn’t know how badly his arm was burned. We are so grateful that he has full use of his arm and he continues to be a busy and very active boy.

On the other hand, he is . . . → Read More: The Emotional Scars Take the Longest to Heal

Her Middle Name is Grace Yet She is Not So Graceful

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Juliana bounces between being a girly girl and a wild, running child. She wears a dress or skirt almost everyday (she only has a few pair of pants and shorts). Although she would prefer to wear fancy shoes or flip flopsĀ along with those dresses, we insist that she wear tennis shoes because she is . . . → Read More: Her Middle Name is Grace Yet She is Not So Graceful

Why Can’t Moms be Everywhere All of the Time

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The dream caused me to sit straight up in bed and I could barely breathe. I struggled to figure out what was happening and process the image in my head. It was the middle of the night Friday night and I didn’t want to close my eyes again and continue the dream. I only . . . → Read More: Why Can’t Moms be Everywhere All of the Time

Ru Update – Day 6

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Yesterday Ru woke up in a great mood – it was the first time in almost a week that he wasn’t crying for the first part of the morning. And his good mood continued for most of the day.

Today he was back to being fussy and clingy for much of the day. We . . . → Read More: Ru Update – Day 6

Update on Ru

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Thank you for your support and prayers for Ruslan – we appreciate it so much!

He is such an amazing, tough little guy. He sits and holds his arm out when we change the dressings twice a day and doesn’t cry even though I can feel his body tensing in my arms. The bright . . . → Read More: Update on Ru

One of those Phone Calls Every Parent Dreads

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I saw the daycare phone number on my phone and sighed. It was 8:30 and I had only dropped them off 40 minutes earlier, how was one of them sick? As soon as I answered I could hear him screaming in the background and the voice of the women on the line was unsteady. . . . → Read More: One of those Phone Calls Every Parent Dreads