Petechiae, The terrible rash!

Our experience with the dreaded Petechiae started when Maxwell was less than a month old. I noticed a very swollen finger when playing with him one day and called our midwife. She recommended we take him to see a doctor, and this started the rushing to the hospital every time I saw a rash! They…

One year later…….

EMILY 4 year old Starts kindergarten in September Determined little worker Shocks me everyday with something she says Ballerina. However born football player   ZOEY 2 years old going on 13 STUBBURN yet the goofiest most loving girl (when you get to know her) 3 scars from stitches 1 possible broken nose Falls every 30…

Why or what was I sad about?

When I found out Maxwell had down syndrome I was sad! I always felt as if you can’t or shouldn’t say that! Honestly it did not change how I feel about him or the joy I felt to finally have a son because I have always longed for a little boy! But what is harder…

Maxwell’s story and ours

This blog post marks a new direction for my page, for we have started a new adventure in our lives.  I am hoping that by writing about this it helps me to get my emotions out and maybe just one other person with a similar situation will be able to relate and find encouragement. I…

Lazy DIY’s

I only started getting into doing DIY’s a couple of years ago. It has not been a life long interest for me. I always thought it would be a lot of work to do it. However I now know how easy it can be! It has really developed into an obsession!  I love that I…

MUST Try Sugar Cookies

Baking has a special place in my heart! The memories of growing up sitting around the island talking with mom, sometimes until very early into the next morning! All the sneaking tastes and waiting impatiently for the scraps! And watching old movies on the TV in the kitchen. They will always be some of my…

Feeding time

I discovered another incredible Pinterest find!! Baby Foode Starting to feed your baby solid food is a fun, exciting, and scary time! Fun to see your babies reactions, exciting to have a little bit of a break from breastfeeding what feels like every ten minutes and scary because you do not want to feed your…