Christmas Angel

¬†Another Christmas season has come and gone. I absolutely love Christmas. It is a time to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, to spend time with our loved ones, and to take a step back as the year closes and a new year prepares to begin. This photo was taken on Christmas Day... Continue Reading →

Paint The World Gold

Before Olivia was diagnosed with brain cancer I was completely unaware of the truth about childhood cancer. I knew that kids could get leukemia but I thought it was incredibly rare. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that my daughter would be one of the 330 kids that are diagnosed with cancer each... Continue Reading →

A Beautiful Bond

Today marks exactly two months since Olivia became an angel. In some ways it feels like she was just here yesterday and in others it feels like it's been years. I miss her so much! She and I had the most beautiful bond that I won't ever share with anyone else again. There's already an... Continue Reading →

Fighting For A Cure

The day we found out Olivia had brain cancer was the worst day of our lives. We were sick with worry about what the future would hold and committed to doing whatever we could to rid her brain of cancer. It was also the day that we started to become childhood cancer activists. We had... Continue Reading →

Finding Normalcy When Normal Doesn’t Exist

The day you learn that your child has cancer, everything you knew changes. Your life will never be the same. And neither will you, your child, your spouse, etc. Your life that used to revolve around family time, play dates, friends, church, work, school, will now revolve around doctor's appointments, chemo, radiation, scans, hospital stays,... Continue Reading →

The Forgotten Siblings

As most of you know, Olivia is a twin. Her brother Wyatt was born exactly one minute before her and he has taken on the big brother role ever since. Their bond formed immediately, long before they left my womb. During our 20 week ultrasound we saw Wyatt kicking around like a wild man and... Continue Reading →

A Different Kind of Christmas

¬†It's that time of year again. Christmas songs are playing on the radio, families are decorating their Christmas tree, loved ones are gathering. There is anticipation. Excitement. Laughter. Joy. Christmas time is the most wonderful time of the whole year. The time that we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.Our celebration... Continue Reading →

All in Honor of Olivia

Olivia Caldwell was born on February 19, 2012 along with her twin brother, Wyatt. She was born early at just 32 weeks and spent a little over a month in the NICU learning how to eat and grow on her own. Olivia and Wyatt both came home on oxygen and seemed to be doing well.... Continue Reading →

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