Fishing out of the same boat

Ellie had a cardiology follow up appointment last week and the news wasn’t great. Through her echo-cardiogram, the doctor found she has developed a new condition that creates a force of blood flow in left side of her heart that he likened to putting your thumb over a garden hose. It is not something that…

Typical

Two-year-old Jack and 1-year-old Ellie have different abilities, but mom Heather Honaker says she still thinks about their futures in similar ways. I have a 2-year-old “typical” son named Jack. He likes to play outside. He likes to be silly and make others laugh. He sings his favorite songs over and over. He is curious…

Goodbye forever, 2018

Ringing in the new year of 2018 was a different experience from years past. There was no new, clean slate or promise of hope to look forward to, no lists of resolutions, no champagne or even black-eyed peas. Just one week earlier, on the night of Christmas Eve’s eve, Ben, Jack and I rushed to…