The truth is that none of us know how long we will be here. We aren't supposed to know. How could we grow and learn if we were constantly checking our watch for "our time"? This would sway our decisions, possibly put ourselves in reckless situations, or cause us not to live to our potential … Continue reading Make Memories for a Lifetime
There is nothing better than having friends who are also family. When you are differently-able, having what would be considered traditional friendships can be very difficult. Pheonix relied on his parents and care takers for all of his mobility and health needs. Other than walking in an adapted walker, he could not be somewhere without … Continue reading Cousins are Forever Friends
We learned early on that Pheonix was happiest when we allowed him to live like he didn't have physical limitations. He didn't want to be handled like he was medically fragile. His mind was sharp and his spirit was the same as any little boy. He craved excitement and thrived on chaos. If he could … Continue reading Fishing, Hiking, ADVENTURE!
I started this blog to hopefully inspire others through stories and uplifting revelations brought on from the life of our son. I sometimes have tears in my eyes as I write, but I always read the final blog and it helps me center myself and focus on the good. I hope that others read it … Continue reading Lightning Bugs and Butterflies