This is a story I like to tell everyone who will listen to it, because it’s just so freaking amazing, and was as close to a miracle as I have ever gotten. That I know of. Here goes. How acupuncture miraculously cured my allergies. By Ellen Yale. The kids were about 8 and 10-years-old, Read More

I’ve always told Bayla I thought she had Susan’s hands.  I am glad I had the chance to take a photo. We were given a Christmas miracle.  It’s one more Christmas with Susan. Susan is my husband’s sweet, lovely sister.  She was diagnosed with cancer in September, after waking up paralyzed.  The paralysis was, Read More

For those of you following my blog posts for a while, you may know that my daughter has had debilitating fatigue that has grown increasingly worse for the last three years. She has dropped out of all activities, grades have plummeted, we cut her class schedule down to two classes… you get the picture., Read More

This is a link to the video.  I had to separate it from this blog post because the sound was causing me to break out in a cold sweat every time this page opened.  It’s the audio that makes it terrifying.   Charlotte just got a trolley last week. How fun. Whether you agree with funding, Read More

  I haven’t written about my daughter’s illness before, because we both thought it would change. We thought one of the five doctors I have taken her to would fix her. We thought it would pass and just be a chapter in her life she had overcome.She and I both thought that she would get, Read More

It’s always hard to explain what Whitney does for a living. Maybe the best way is to say that it’s what every boy would do if you put all the things boys thinks are cool together, and made it into a job. He makes things. For movies and commercials. Like a severed head. (It, Read More

I let my 15-year-old daughter go to New York City for four days. Over New Year’s Eve. Originally the deal had been that she could go visit her friend by herself, (well, with another 15-year-old… better or worse?) with the caveat that she wouldn’t go to Times Square for New Year’s Eve. Well, things, Read More

My friend Tammy Jackson is full of the most wonderful stories, but the one I want to tell you about today is a story of perspective. It is a story involving a dog, butter, and a little boy. It was a holiday… Thanksgiving, I believe… and a special dessert was being prepared. Tammy had, Read More

Alzheimer’s can seem like a very sad disease. My Dad and Grandmother had it for the same eight years. As I visited them, I could see their brains losing their connections. Their brains were unlearning things in the reverse order they learned them. It was like the clock was moving their brains backwards, but, Read More

When you have kids there is always drama (rhymes with Alabama). My son, Bryton, is pretty low-key, good student, good athlete, 8th grade, quiet (except around 13-year-old boys) and loves electronics. Sports have been a major part of his life since he was four and joined his first soccer team. My husband helped coach, Read More