“Mr and Mrs Andrews, Your Daughter Needs Surgery.”

I'm going to assume most parents don't want to hear these words spoken to them. We sure didn't when they were uttered to us in a surgeon's office the week before Christmas 2017.  We were gutted! I swear my heart skipped a beat (or three.) That day we walked back to the car with our …

She is 6!

Six years ago today I was eating a Popsicle waiting for my doctor to arrive to catch you when I pushed you into this world. I assumed from that day on that I'd be the one pushing you. Pushing you to be your best. Pushing you forward- closer to who you're meant to be. What …

Dear Esther. Happy 04!

On days when I wanted to pull the covers over my head and ignore the day, the knowledge that you needed me got me outta my head and off my ass to get up and participate in life. You help me realize that my actions, matter. Not only that, you motivate and encourage me to continuously learn and grow because if I am to teach you “all of the things” then I better learn “all of the things.”

Oh Hey! We’re Still Here or Post About Positive Parenting and Charts or I Just Want to Check in so You Know We’re Alive

Hi. It's been awhile. I won't waste time with inserting a bunch of excuses. Basically we had the baby. YAY! She is perfect and delicious...see  Esther loves being a big sister...see So life has been good to us. Life with 2 kids is like playing man to man defense (that's a thing, right? I don't …