Scars

Each and every one of us is covered in scars. We carry them emotionally, physically, spiritually. It's a badge that shows what we have been through. It's a sign of both our weakness and our strength. Olivia had many scars. She had one on the left side of her head from her surgical brain biopsy... Continue Reading →

New Memories Minus One

This past weekend we took a little family vacation and went dog sledding with our son, Wyatt. We had a great time and it is a family memory we will have forever. As we create new family memories with our son, we do so without the fourth member of our family. Olivia, our beautiful daughter,... Continue Reading →

Life is Just a Little Bittersweet

  2013 was a year of ups and downs for our family. There were truly amazing days and horrible days. 2013 was the year my daughter "beat" cancer and the year she succumbed to the disease when it returned with full vengeance. It was the year we moved into our new home, watched Wyatt take... 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 →

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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