• Blog,  Olivia

    for your viewing pleasure…

    Myke and I think our daughter is pretty cute. I mean, look at her! Last night, while we were watching TV, one of our nightly rituals. She went around the corner and we noticed she was over there and laughing at herself and we couldn’t figure out what she was…

  • Olivia,  Parenting

    Olivia-9 Months Old

    Yesterday Olivia turned 9 months old. 39 weeks ago we drove to to the hospital and out popped Olivia. This little girl has been such a joy for us. Even when she teething, not sleeping, or doing something we told her not to do dozens of times, she is a…

  • Baby,  Church,  Olivia

    Reflections and Easter

    I’ve read through these last few posts a dozen times and I add and delete things every time. I don’t know if I will ever be able to perfectly pen how the 39 day process of getting Olivia home. I look back every now and then and my arms long…

  • Baby,  Olivia,  Parenting

    Olivia’s Story: The Finale

    After we were able to start holding Olivia, she seemed to be on the mend. She was officially off the ventilator the day after we held her and then she was extubated. After a couple more weeks in the NICCU, we were moved up to the 5th floor of the…

  • Baby,  Olivia,  Parenting

    Olivia’s Story: 12 Days Later

    About a week and a half later, Olivia started to make some strides. Her chest tube was taken out and then her oxygen levels slowly started to be lowered. Now when we arrived at the hospital, we had certain numbers to watch on monitors and we had certain goals. We…