#TeamJustus Update and 48 Hour Bonus

As we approach the one year anniversary of that fateful day, July 31, 2015, we can’t help but be flooded with waves of emotions. First, we have and are dealing with the emotions of experiencing events that just a year ago, Justus was eagerly involved in… his aunt’s wedding celebration… his TMNT birthday party… the […]

Three Reasons to Stop Trying to Control Your Child

Dr. James Dobson calls them the strong willed child. Dr. Leman uses the term the powerful child. I think my parents just called me the hardheaded child! While these terms aren’t necessarily synonymous, they do refer to a similar dynamic – those parent-child relationships that seem especially difficult and even confrontational. What we have found […]

#TeamJustus Update May 18, 2016

Here is the latest medical update on Justus… Being referred for ketogenic diet trial. In the meantime, attempting to wean off one of seizure meds. Seizures remain uncontrolled and occur multiple times daily despite having tried many different medications and dosages.  Continuing to work with Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Pathology (SLP), but no […]

What an Easter egg hunt taught me about life!

If you can look at this picture without breaking into a smile, then I would argue there is something not quite connecting in you! I realize, it’s my granddaughter Amaya, so I’m a little (ok, maybe a lot) biased. But still, you gotta admit, she is stinkin’ cute! But that’s not my point and it’s […]

Day Last… T-Homecoming!!! Justus Comes Home

Did you feel the ground shake? Could you sense the anticipation of today’s launch? Suddenly I feel like there is so much to say and so little time. I realize there is no time pressure, but our journey has turned a significant page. I happened to write an article today for our church’s online newsletter […]

Day 116-64 ~ T-1 and Counting – The Final Countdown!

  As a kid I remember watching the Apollo missions takeoff from Cape Canaveral. My favorite part was that final countdown. I have vivid memories, I’m sure aided by television replays over the years, of the smoke (I’m sure there is a more scientific term) as it would begin to bellow. Then as the countdown […]