I never expect perfection from my kids

I picked Elliott up from school and rather than go straight home, we had to run a few errands. Typically, Elliott doesn’t do well with these types of unplanned excursions. 

That being said, he took this in stride. 

I’m really proud of him because he did really good and while there was a few tiny hiccups along the way, he kept himself in control. 

I never, ever look for or expect perfection from my any of my kids because they aren’t perfect and neither am I.… Read More

It wouldn’t be a Monday without this… 

It’s another Monday morning and aside from Emmett being home sick, it’s been a pretty good start to the week.  

Unfortunately for some, Monday’s really suck.

Gavin is one such example. Every single Monday, he must undergo a process called an IVIG infusion. 

He’s the proud owner of a severely compromised immune system and he needs to receive donor antibodies every Monday and Friday. 

It’s not a super invasive process but it is painful, comes with side effects and will have to be done for the rest of his life.… Read More

Guess who’s sick

Shortly after dinner tonight, Emmett began complaining of a tummy ache and that has continued until he finally fell asleep, around 11:00pm.

I ended up snuggling with him until he was able to fall asleep. Lizze and I let him him go for a little while before moving him to his bed, where he’s currently out like a light. 

There’s no way to know whether or not he’s going to be feeling better in the morning.… Read More

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