Dreams

Dreams

It’s a line from one of Ellie’s most recent, favorite songs…“ A Dream is a wish your heart makes…” Cinderella is singing to her little mouse friends as she is waking from her sleep, getting dressed, and preparing for a new day in the dilapidated room her...
10 Reasons I Wear a Mask

10 Reasons I Wear a Mask

To honor and respect the health and livelihood of all people. To protect the healthcare workers and frontline workers- community members who feed us, care for us, teach us, and protect us.  To do the right thing. To safely send our children to school. To stimulate our...
Causby, Age 2

Causby, Age 2

I can not believe our number 3 will be 2 this week.  It seems like just yesterday, we were bringing her home from the hospital. Causby Marie Holt is the perfect mixture of her spunky sister and her gentle brother.  She was named after two strong matriarchs, Michael’s...
Our Friend, Colton

Our Friend, Colton

I began working at the Children’s Hospital as a Hospital School Teacher shortly after Charlie turned one. I love working with the patients at the hospital. The families I have met, have grit, are resilient, and pretty damn tough. You have to be, you have no choice...
For Sama

For Sama

It’s so easy to get wrapped up in our own lives – and our own grief. It’s easy to believe we are the protagonist in life when in reality, we’re a small player in the world. I was reminded of this recently when I watched For Sama, a documentary that recently...