Infusing Love: Hemophilia Makes Me A Better Parent

August 27, 2014

When my newborn baby was put into the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for a week, I was hit by a powerful force of immense strength and love I didn’t know I had.   My husband and I already were blessed with our firstborn son who did not have any health concerns.  While we love both […]

Hazy Shade of Winter

February 19, 2014

The first day of school is supposed to be hot, sunny and bright. Thomas’s first day of school – actually his second first day of school – was on February 4, 2014 and only had a high of fifteen degrees Fahrenheit.  It was not your typical first day of school in many ways. It was […]

(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party)

January 8, 2014

Nora unknowingly opened a floodgate when she did not share some candy with Thomas one afternoon. He got super moody. I left it alone for a bit, but I could hear him trying not to cry in the backseat of the car. When we pulled in the driveway, I sent the girls inside and asked […]

The Fighter

July 31, 2013

By Sonji Wilkes Several summers ago, I signed the kids up for swim lessons to help keep them busy during summer break. A couple of years later, after once-a-week, year-round lessons, they had progressed to a point where I was brave enough to sign them up for a local swim team.  I was thrilled; they […]

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