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Shake Recipe Ideas if Main Source of Food

Shake Recipe Ideas if Main Source of Food

If looking for some recipe ideas, hope these can help. After years of looking, researching and trying to figure out a healthier way for my daughter to eat, enjoy what she’s eating and receiving a healthy and balanced meal, we finally have some great mixes […]

Needing More Help, Live in Nanny Takes Time

So we have finally hired our first live in nanny but keep in mind, we don’t have her 24/7. We do a little trade for free living and a little paid to use her for about 20 hours a week. Works better for us. Anyway […]

Finally a Live in Nanny!

Thanks to everyone who helped me with all my questions, concerns, etc. We finally figured out a situation that worked and now our new live in nanny starts next week. Yahoo!! Think she’ll be great but will keep you posted. So excited for Birkley to […]

My Life is in Overdrive

I know it has been forever since I’ve written and feel like I have a hole I need to fill…Long story short, I realized that I needed to change something in our lives and in mine. I need and want more help with Birkley because […]

Children’s Hospital…Another Roller Coaster Ride

Children’s Hospital…Another Roller Coaster Ride

These days we aren’t visiting Children’s so much so going to Birkley’s appointment the other week brought back so many memories. I had all the kids with me but thank goodness for the free child care they offer for siblings. At least I could unload […]

Just a Good Day – Yeah Summer!

Just a Good Day – Yeah Summer!

Art by Devlin Logan (my 6 year old daughter) – not all finished:) You know when someone is talking to you about your child and how you almost get a little choked up and have to hold back the tears?…Well today, I was almost there. […]

Birkley Sat Up By Herself Today!!

What an amazing day! Had to share our videos of Birkley pushing up on her arms in a sitting position and sitting up by herself for the first time at the age of 4. She was so proud. Tweet

Birkley Has Hit a Huge Milestone

Birkley Has Hit a Huge Milestone

Birkley hit a huge milestone. Three weeks ago she started getting up on all fours(well almost), pushing up on her elbows more…just getting stronger overall. I can see it when she’s on the floor and can feel it when she wraps her arm around me […]

What a Great Day!

So was just thinking back to one of our really fun days after school (we all know that 4-7 time frame is the hardest sometimes). A few girls who live down the street came over to help me just so we could go to the […]

IEP coming up, ugh

Right now Birkley is in a testing phase to see if she is at the right school for her needs. How do we as parents know what’s best for our kids? People always say to trust your gut but I don’t know what mine is […]