tween boy in glasses and a hat

Feeling Stuck with Parenting Challenges

As amazing as Jack is, parenting him comes with a lot of challenges. The challenges always surprise us because he is a perfectionist and a people pleaser. He is sensitive and doesn’t want to upset his parents and he’s very cautious. He’s the kid most parents want their kid to hang out with because he’s level headed and avoidant of trouble. And yet, we have challenges.

I want a toddler who sleeps through the night.

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Sleeper

I have no idea what this kid needs from us. I am sure that we’re doing everything wrong, though. It feels like we have tried everything to get him to have good sleep habits and yet…nearly every night involves screaming…

Brothers

Living That Normal Life

For the first time in nearly five years, Jack’s latest lab results were normal! While he finished cancer treatment over a year and a half ago, his body has taken its sweet time showing us that it could function normally.

toddler on a swing

Happy Second Birthday To My Second-Born!

It’s been two whole years since this little spitfire shot into our world. He was so chill and easy in the beginning, but we have learned that those first few months of peace were just the calm before the storm.…