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A Letter to My Wife, On Mothers Day 2017

As I see Addie grow, learn, change, and explore each new day - I know exactly who is responsible for it. I'm not there all the time. I can't be with her every waking hour. But Steph is. And as I sit there every day, amazed at how far Addie has come, I can't help but be thankful that she has the mother she has. Our child is fearless. Our child has a fire for life. Our child is smart as a whip. Our child perseveres. Our child loves. Our child laughs. Our child is who she is because of her mother.

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Most Memorable Moments of 2017

Whelp...another year has gone by.  To be completely cliche, the days are long, but the years are short.  It's unbelievable to me that I have spent three New Years' with Addie Belle in my life.  I feel like any year can have it's ups and downs, but I think when you have a child with medical complexities you get a few extra challenges thrown your way.  It can feel unfair, isolating, sad, make you feel envious of those around you living "typical lives" and dealing with teething and tantrums, it can make you feel angry, and disconnected from the rest of what's occurring in the world, and in your friends' and family's lives.  Living life with a child with medical needs means I never really sleep and makes it feel like we never get a break. 

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