Last Wednesday, our son had an allergic reaction to peanut butter. Peanut butter we gave him, knowing he may have a reaction. Wait. What? Let’s backup a bit. Our son was diagnosed with a peanut and tree nut allergy shortly after his first birthday. We quickly became Epi-Pen carrying, label-reading, question-asking protectors of our son. […]
Two weeks ago our four year old sunshine girl climbed the stairs of a school bus for the first time. Unexpected mom-emotions threatened to overtake me as my mind raced with thoughts of all she would experience – good and bad – while away from me. She’s growing up. She rocked 3’s preschool and has […]
I am continually amazed by friends and family in our lives who go above and beyond to ensure our son is safe. Thank you for texting me ingredient labels, discussing the menu, and for graciously answering my questions time and time again. We are so grateful for all of you.
Exactly 3 days after the accident with sunshine girl’s finger and the Epi-Pen, I had another humbling experience. A speeding ticket. My first one. In the mini van. With all three kids. In the aftermath of the Epi-Pen accident, I wasn’t feeling like the best mom. I was actively fighting for joy from some pretty heavy mom-guilt. […]
I love going to the store with all three children. Wait. No. Just. No. While some may love shopping with a pack of squirming, squealing and wandering children, I prefer to go alone. As a stay-at-home mom of three, the likelihood of solo-shopping glory is slim. Especially in the summer when school is out. While […]