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Big Milestone for Niko

No one ever said he wouldn't walk.... No one ever said he wouldn't crawl. Most have said, "We don't know." The only thing scarier than the unknown... .... scarier than the not-knowing of how a future will play out... ... how our son's life will unfold.... .... whether he will live a full and purposeful… Continue reading Big Milestone for Niko

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A Summer to Celebrate

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." ~ Buckminister Fuller, inventor and visionary. We are asked to step into a new and exciting time. What a beautiful opportunity it is to be on earth now. What powerful beings we are… Continue reading A Summer to Celebrate

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Niko is almost 1 + 6th infusion

Niko will be 1 next week! Can you believe it!? 26 fractures at birth 13 hours of labor for mom 6 IV infusions 5 days in the NICU 4 prenatal ultrasounds  3 siblings who adore him 2 parents who are beside themselves with his presence 1 big birthday boy + 923 miles to Omaha and… Continue reading Niko is almost 1 + 6th infusion

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Niko’s first Christmas already and his first mama’s birthday

Every week we meet with PT and OT, it seems Niko is doing something he hasn't done before... whether it be using his arm just a little more, reaching just a little higher, straightening his legs just a little more... his subtle changes grow until they are just part of the normal. Niko started grabbing… Continue reading Niko’s first Christmas already and his first mama’s birthday

Be the energy that best serves · Breaking the habit of being yourself · Children · Depression and sadness · Dr. Joe Dispenza · Faith · Family · Fear · parenting · self help · spirituality

Worry Less

My future self talks to me all the time and this is what she says: Worry less Read my blog post titled: "How to relieve our worry" In it I quote Dr. Joe Dispenza, who reminds us of this: “The hormones of stress cause us to select the worst-case scenario in some future and begin… Continue reading Worry Less

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Prayers for my daughter

My daughter is growing up. And I am thrilled about it. She is moving through these experiences and I am fumbling alongside her... sometimes ahead of her, sometimes behind her. We know how important we are to our daughters. We know they learn about life through us. And yet, we must surrender this importance and recognize… Continue reading Prayers for my daughter

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The Re-Frame Game: How to change your language to increase a positive experience

When you change your point of view, you're giving yourself the opportunity to see a different side of the same object. The same place, person or situation, can look completely different, depending upon where you are standing. The Re-Frame Game To re-frame something is to change your language surrounding. It's to re-word it so it's… Continue reading The Re-Frame Game: How to change your language to increase a positive experience