Category Archives: Give Kids the World




One of the best moments from our Florida vacation

One of the best moments from our Florida vacation A few days into our stay at Give Kids the World, the village received a visit from Santa Claus. Emmett and Gavin were beside themselves as they waited for the day to arrive where they got to see Santa. Elliott was… Read more »







Wishes Can Happen Granted My Son’s Biggest Wish (All The Pictures)

I wanted to put all the pictures from our Wishes Can Happen trip to Give Kids the World in one place. People have suggested putting everything in one place because it’s easier to view them all and refer back to if need be.







I think my soul needed a recharge

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I’ve been unusually tired this week. I suppose I need time to recover from our vacation. It’s also possible that I’m fighting off what Lizze, Elliott and Emmett have been dealing with. Either way, while I’m short on energy, I’m feeling a renewed sense of hope and that’s priceless. While… Read more »







Our final day and the Castle of Miracles

I meant to share this the other night but our return trip didn’t go as planned and I didn’t have time. The very last thing we did at Give Kids the World Village before departing for home was to have a star for Gavin placed within the Castle of Miracles…. Read more »







Sea World: Day 6 @GKTWVillage

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They say time flies when you’re having fun and it’s true. We’ve been at Give Kids the World for six days now and we’re leaving to make our way home in the morning. On our final day here, we decided to go to Sea World. While I have some fundamental… Read more »







I’m ready to get back to my imperfect life

We’ve been gone for a week. That’s seven days longer than we’ve ever been gone before. It’s been an amazing experience and I’ve enjoyed every single minute of it. Having said that, I’m ready to get home. I’m ready to see Maggie and get back to our imperfect life. I… Read more »







It’s our last full day at Give Kids the World (@GKTWVillage)

It’s our last day at Give Kids the World and we can’t get a consensus of what everyone wants to do. It’s more like what everyone feels up to doing. Elliott and Emmett don’t want to even go to breakfast, but they do want to go to SeaWorld. It does… Read more »