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One More Ladybug · 1M ago

The Day It All Changed ~ July 7th

July 6, 2017 was like any other day.  We worked hard, then played hard with the kids before crashing early.  When my alarm rang at 2:30 a.m. for an early morning surgery check-in for our lit...
One More Ladybug · 1M ago

Trust Your Mama Gut

If you're a mama to a cutie with spina bifida, you know their unique bodies are a complete mystery, and they keep us on our toes!Add club foot to the mix, and it can make Mama a hot mess try...
One More Ladybug · 3M ago

To Plae or Not to Plae?

We've had our GoPlae shoes for a couple weeks now.I hear of parents who are able to find cheap shoes for their kiddos' AFOs, and well, I've never had much luck with that.  They don't seem to...
One More Ladybug · 6M ago

Chinese New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster...and Tea Eggs

I'm not so good at preparing Chinese food, I admit, but there is a favorite of my kids that I have mastered - TEA EGGS!Tea Eggs6 eggs5 Tbsp soy sauce2 tsp salt2 tsp sugar2 black tea bags (or...
One More Ladybug · 7M ago

Part Two ~ A Story Only God Could Write

If you haven't already done so, you might want to read Part 1 before proceeding.  The rest of the story:In December 2016, when we saw Dr. Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital for Kaison's ...
One More Ladybug · 7M ago

A Story Only God Could Write

Honestly, I don't even know where to start!  I may have to break this up into two posts.  2016 was kind of a whirlwind for us.  In fact, we are still spinning.  We keep our eyes on the prese...
One More Ladybug · 7M ago

That's How We Roll

This mama loves family photo sessions!  And it doesn't seem like a "family" photo without the 7 big kids, but getting all 18 of us together and dressed up has proven nearly impossible since ...
One More Ladybug · 7M ago

Happy New Year!

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One More Ladybug · 10M ago

A New Journey

 We are embarking on a new journey.  New for us.  Many have gone before us, and we are so thankful for their experience and wisdom.These tiny feet get so many kisses!Several years ago when w...
One More Ladybug · 11M ago

Back to the Hospital

So...we tried to manage the fever for 24 hours, and after contacting the neurosurgeon on call, we decided to head to the ER. His incision site was red, hot and swollen, so I thought we'd get...