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The supplies you HAVE to carry are many. There are the supplies you carry just to get through every day: glucose meter, test strips, alcohol wipes, lancets, insulin and syringes. Then there are the snacks in case Monkey’s blood sugar drops too low and needs some extra carbs. And don’t forget the Glucagon Emergency Kit.

Boy Mom

Being a ‘Boy Mom’ really is different from having all girls or even some of each. I find myself often thinking, ‘Did we really just have that conversation?’.


‘Mom, we need you. Brother is crying!’ Is not out of the ordinary in a house full of boys, especially when we are homeschooling and together all of the time.

Song Series (Post 6)

My song series is finally coming to an end and the last song is about another important woman in my life, my grandma. She is truly one of the most beautiful people I know inside and out.

Living My New Dreams

It’s been quite a long time since I’ve blogged and honestly, I should have been blogging all along because it’s been a stressful time the last few months. To say things have been changing in our family would be an understatement.

Song Series (Part 5)

This song series was one of the easiest and hardest for me to write. How do I summarize my feelings for someone who has been with me since the day I was born and has been my very best friend my entire life?

Song Series (Part 4)

After starting and stopping 3 different posts I decided that since the post is already late (in my eyes) and today is March 31st I will go ahead and pay tribute to the first man I ever loved and still love more than words can do justice to explain.