Faith · Family · Muscular Dystrophy · Parenthood

Boden Update — SLC Primary Children’s Trip 1

4am on Tuesday morning Boden and I hit the road.  Our appointment was scheduled for 6 hours later in Salt Lake.  I don’t think I slept the night before — I was worried I’d miss my alarm and I was excruciatingly nervous about the outcome of the appointment with Dr. Butterfield that we had waited… Continue reading Boden Update — SLC Primary Children’s Trip 1

Faith · Family · Grief · Parenthood

7 Ways to Help Your Kiddo Cope with Grief (& helps for big people, too)

When Mark died, Ben was only 8 years old. They were best friends and buddies, and he was Mark’s little shadow. And, he didn’t cry. We were worried. I sought advice from a counselor, researched a little on the internet, and then followed my mom instincts. “If I had been sleeping on the couch, I… Continue reading 7 Ways to Help Your Kiddo Cope with Grief (& helps for big people, too)