Family Life

Adventures in Learning

I recently did a guest post for Global Learn Day. It will be part of a summer series that they are featuring, so please, check it out and subscribe so that you can hear about our Adventures in Learning. We made it to our first stop and the kids are enjoying time with family and …

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Family Life Special Adventures

The Military Family

My husband was an American soldier. He raised his right hand and swore an oath to protect our country. At the time, we were young, A was little and couldn’t be on his insurance because she wasn’t his biological child. He had talked about joining the military for the entire length of time I had …

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Family Life

Love the One Your With

It’s the time of year for a ton of love stories to infiltrate your feed. It makes sense. Cupid is all over stores, the Internet, marketing campaigns and more. This isn’t that post. How we met doesn’t work well for our love Story because we slowly developed a love. By slowly, I mean 6.5 years. …

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Family Life Hard of Hearing/Deaf

They’re In

Want to freak a breastfeeding mama out? Tell her she can’t nurse her baby for 6 hours prior to a procedure. Mission accomplished. Friday, after a whirlwind week, C had Eustachian Tubes places in both ears. This was to help her avoid ear infections due to improper drainage. Because ear infections are no fun and …

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Autism Family Life

Traditions and Autism

I grew up in a family full of traditions. As a kid, I didn’t always appreciate them. Holidays felt overwhelming at times and more than a little stressful. So, why would I continue so many? I’ve been questioning that since Thanksgiving. I make a huge meal for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It often includes two meats …

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Family Life Inspiration

Making Strides

Life can be tough. Sometimes, we need to be reminded that it is worth it. I recently shared this on my personal Facebook page… “I’m exhausted pretty much all the time. I’m working hard to balance C’s Therapy, E’s Therapy, A’s skating, appointments for all of the kids, working 15-20hrs a week, volunteering on 2 …

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Family Life

Pumpkin Spice Cake

October Recap and a Recipe! October was a really busy, not so amazing month. C was pretty much sick the entire time, we even got lucky enough to experience our first allergic reaction. Meanwhile, E was losing his mind – which forced a meds change – and A was seen for an Endocrine Checkup. We …

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