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It all happens at noon today

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It’s already been a hectic morning but I did receive the call I’ve been waiting on from Emmett’s pediatrician. The long and short of things is that Emmett will be seen at noon today. Lizze and I dropping Gavin off with my Mom on the way. We can’t risk exposing… Read more »







He’s NOT faking this

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Emmett isn’t feeling well again this morning and rather than encourage him to go to school and at least try to see if he’ll feel better, we’re keeping him home. The main reason we’re keeping him home is because we’d have to pull him out anyway for his appointment this… Read more »







7 reason I know Emmett’s in a fever cycle

As the morning goes on, it’s become very clear that Emmett is in a new fever cycle. He’s a little tyrant today, and isn’t super pleasant to be around. This, taken with all the other symptoms he’s presenting with, makes it very clear this is a fever cycle.  Unfortunately, he’s… Read more »







I’m ready to quit the school year and here’s why

Here’s a super quick update before I go to bed.  As of midnight, I haven’t a clue as to whether or not either of the boys will be in school. I’ve got Elliott with a fever and Emmett with worsening mouth sores, but no fever.  When I say his mouth… Read more »







Why I’m not asleep at 3 AM

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Lizze and I had a quiet evening tonight. Her parents ended up taking the boys, and that worked out well because I feel like shit. I’m not sure what’s going on, but I just don’t feel well.  My stomach is upset and my head hurts. I fell asleep on the… Read more »







All about raising a child with complex health issues and school

My wife and I face many challenges in our life. At the moment, one of those challenges centers around our youngest, Emmett. Emmett is eight years old and absolutely loves going to school. He loves learning and excels academically.  Unfortunately, Emmett faces challenges that interfere with his ability to attend… Read more »