Kicking Off Summer with a Day at Wild Waves

The last 4 summers have started with V recovering from some pretty intense health issues. This year is different – And it feels GOOD! V has been really healthy this year, pair that with a great year at school and I have one happy girl – which makes me one happy mom.  Our summer kicked […]

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Sled Hockey at the National Ability Center

If you’ve been watching the Paralympics, you’ve witnessed some inspirational stories and incredible events.  The strength of the human spirit has been on full display, serving as a reminder that anything is possible. Right now we’re watching the USA vs Russia gold medal sled hockey game.  These guys are hardcore; the skill and endurance required […]

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After the First 12 Hours – The Search for Answers

Last Monday I wrote about Veronica’s first day – or at least the first 12 hours.  By mid-day it was clear that the delivery hospital was not equipped for Veronica’s needs. In addition to requiring oxygen and an extremely rare eye condition, everything on her body was a little asymmetrical.  One ear looked a little […]

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Adaptive Surf Lessons in San Diego for Special Needs

On a recent visit to San Diego, my oldest daughter and her friend wanted to take surf lessons.  Surf Diva at La Jolla Shores was highly recommended, so I booked a private lesson for them. La Jolla Shores is the perfect beach to learn to surf.  You don’t have to go out into deep water […]

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Veronica’s First Day – Welcome little one!

I feel like it’s time to tell the Veronica’s story.  It’s been a long road and I like to stay in the present, not look too far in the future or past.  I stay focused on what I know for sure; that I have an incredible, beautiful, funny, amazing little girl who touches my life […]

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Twilight Movie Road Trip – Quest for Filming Locations in the Northwest

My daughter’s 13th birthday was marked by a “Twilight Movie Road Trip” that was all about finding Twilight movie filming locations. It was so much fun that even my husband had a good time, but don’t let that get out.  I’ve received a lot of questions about our itinerary, so here it is.  Have fun! […]

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