Angels in Scrubs & Comfy Shoes

When you are raising a child with a special health condition, their medical professionals become family. There is no greater reassurance than knowing your child is known by his name by people who love him like their own. I was thrown into the world of healthcare via my son Connor in 2006. I had the … Continue reading Angels in Scrubs & Comfy Shoes

Siblings of a High Risk Child : MVPs of the Pandemic

Siblings of children with complex medical conditions live a different life than their peers. Though we parents try our hardest to lead a life that resembles others, we just cannot due to the constant uncertainties. However, this life we were entrusted is precious, and every member of the family has a role to play. These … Continue reading Siblings of a High Risk Child : MVPs of the Pandemic

A Vital Link in the Great Chain: Veteran’s Day

My husband, Coye, was asked to speak at our boys school's Veterans Day program this year. After helping him with his speech I decided it was too profound to not share with the world. Coye's words are needed more than ever in this time where most regret to acknowledge how America came to be the … Continue reading A Vital Link in the Great Chain: Veteran’s Day

10 Lessons You’ve Taught Me in Your 10 Years

November 30, 2006 was a day that changed me forever.  It was a stormy Thursday outside of North Oaks Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana.  As the evening approached the rains cleared and a rainbow appeared out my window.  Within the next hour you made your way into my arms, the arms you would come to know … Continue reading 10 Lessons You’ve Taught Me in Your 10 Years

A Eulogy for My Dad…

After my dad's passing, I wanted nothing more than to be able to write and deliver his eulogy at the memorial service. I wished to honor the wonderful man he was and leave lasting impressions of his beautiful heart, rather than his earthly struggles. I can only pray that I did him proud. Rest in peace, Daddy; I love you. We are born into this … Continue reading A Eulogy for My Dad…