Infant ‘Silent’ Reflux is NOT Silent: 5 Survival Tips for Parents


Parenting

1. MAKE Time For Sleep Duh-this may seem like a no-brainer if you haven’t had a hurting baby. But our baby hurt, and could not sleep. We rarely slept more than 4 hours per night, and those were non-consecutive 40 minute spurts. Sleep broken up like that is not restorative. As days months pass, the need […]

March 1, 2017

Hello 2017. God is Good, All The Time.


I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

Two weeks ago, if you asked me what I planned to write in the first blog post of 2017, this was not it. What I planned, was to summarize 2016 and about hopes, dreams and goals for 2017. But that is not what I’m writing today. No, I want to just talk about the past two, life-changing weeks. One […]

January 7, 2017

Infant Silent Reflux is NOT Silent – God is faithful, still.


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting, Practice Gratitude

*I CANNOT wait to share how God has worked in this situation already – our daughter has improved SO much since I started writing this in July. In the craziness of those days, I never published this – so here it is (With a few more posts to come explaining new lessons learned about infant reflux the third time around, and just how God’s timing was perfect in this situation).

December 2, 2016

On Our Son’s Sixth Birthday – What I Love About You!


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

Today our son Aiden turns SIX. Somehow, six years have passed since we first saw his sweet face. Time is a strange thing – it seems like he has always been, yet it seems like I blinked because he was just born! And now I can hardly pick him up. How. Did. That. Happen? While I […]

October 31, 2016

A Letter To Our Son, Who Just Broke His Arm


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

My son, you amaze me. This week you broke your arm jumping off a swing. It is thankfully not a bad break, but painful nonetheless. Always the cautious child, I was surprised the first time you showed me your new swing-jumping skill. I was so proud of you for trying something new, and a little riskier than […]

August 4, 2016