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The Best Kind of Handoff

Hey friends! It’s been awhile, I know…we closed out the summer having a lot of fun as a family before the fall rolled around.  This fall season, though, brings with it a very exciting time for Nolan: SCHOOL! 1,401 more words


One Year with a Warrior

One year ago, we didn’t know if we would ever actually get to meet him.

The prognosis was grim.

We knew that *if* he survived delivery that he would have to immediately go into open heart surgery. 387 more words


The Space Between

If you ever meet Nolan and spend more than 15 minutes with him, you’ll know that there are things that he likes, and then there are things he is  634 more words


How to be a Great Sidekick (A Father's Day Post)

Hello out there, fellow Heart Dads! As we roll into Father’s Day weekend I didn’t want to let time fly by without dropping a post specifically for all the amazing Heart Dads out there.   1,137 more words


Part 2: The Diagnosis

Just a few weeks ago my biggest concerns consisted of what my baby’s ‘going home outfit’ would be, choosing her name and deciding to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) or not. 596 more words

Marriage, Parenthood & Social Life

Team Nolan T-Shirt Fundraiser

Hey Friends,

This post is totally a shameless plug, but I guess it would be crazy of me not to put it on here.  A few years ago we did a fundraiser where we sold Team Nolan t-shirts: they were great quality and everyone loved them. 148 more words


Caring For Your Mental Health

Hi friends: I have something really important that you all really should read – please don’t skip this post.  It’s about your mental health as a Heart Parent.   2,361 more words