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Elias at 6 Months!

Basic Health Update: Elias has Spina Bifida.  He’s made it 6 months since he was born with only the initial medical intervention. From his birth story to present, his life reflects God’s miraculous healing hand in so many ways. Twenty-four hours after birth, Elias had surgery to close his NTD (neural tube defect), myelomeningocele.  (an open wound exposing his lower …

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Phoenix, Pastors, & Pedophilia

See story at: http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/121122940-story   Great tragedy has struck in “my backyard.” Is anyone tired of hearing the words pastor and pedophilia in the same sentence?!  I am!!! No words can express what any humane individual should feel after hearing a story like this.  For the victim, the victim’s family, the victimizer’s family, the local and universal Church, and Jesus…all have …

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Elias 3-4-5

Elias is 5 months! Somehow the last 3 months flew by!! Unfortunately, my good intentions didn’t lead to good results, so I’m playing catch up on the monthly updates for Elias. Here is a simple update of what those months looked like for us 🙂 Elias – 3 months: Weight: 16lbs. @ 3 months Elias LOVES to be held, loves …

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KKK: Kids Killing Kids

  This is probably in vain, but I will disclaim anyways: THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST!  This is simply a response to what just occurred in my “backyard” last week. Now that we got that out of the way… Many are aware of the recent tragedy that occurred at Independence High School in Glendale, AZ this past Friday.  As …

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Have A Heart

Wow!!!  Try not to be moved by this! Small world…I used to work with the woman responsible for this video!  Great job, Jacqueline Keidel!    

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2 Days After Thanksgiving With Our 2 Month Butterball

So Thankful… Our little Elias is, well, not so little anymore! 🙂  He is two months and somewhere over 14lbs.  We affectionately call him our little “Butterball” – it just seems fitting this week 🙂  Oh, we love him so!! At two months, he: basically looks like our mini football player in comparison to other babies his age! is SO …

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Elias – One Month Update

Our Elias is 1 month!  Where has the time gone?! Highlights: Elias is a great eater!!  He usually eats every 2-3 hours.  He weighs approximately 11.5 lbs. and is almost 23 inches. His two big sisters adore him and can’t give him enough kisses.                  He LOVES to be held and rocked to sleep. …