The Day I Became a Heart Mom

September 21, 2015. 1 year ago today. 2 days after our awesome gender reveal.  We were entering a new week having just found out awesome news. We were going to have our sweet baby boy. We both wanted a boy! The pinata opened, blue confetti fell, and we had our Nolan Robert! We didn’t think […]

Why We Started a Business

We wouldn’t have decided to start a business selling essential oils if we didn’t absolutely believe in them. Again, we absolutely see the benefit of modern medicine. After all, we have a son with half a heart, without modern medicine we wouldn’t have him. However, we want to try natural remedies before we fill our bodies […]

Thy Will Be Done

  I was driving home from Target today when this song came on the radio. Oh, how I wish I would have heard this song after we found out Nolan’s diagnosis. I felt a lot of these emotions and prayed countless times that God’s will be done. But praying for God’s will is hard! Not […]

Happy Half Birthday!

I can’t believe I’ve had Nolan for 6 months (and 2 days)! It’s been an incredible and sometimes difficult six months. We’ve made it through two open heart surgeries and miserable headaches. June was the first month so far that we didn’t have to stay at least one night in the hospital. I love this […]

My Sweet, Happy Boy is BACK!

Our hospital stay with the Glenn was only 6 days! It was so much easier and “better” than the Norwood… as far as the hospital stay and surgery go. But Nolan was pretty miserable. Those headaches are no joke! I’m pretty sure I was fairly close to going crazy and pulling all of my hair […]

Congenital Heart Walk

This weekend, my family and I will be walking (or running) at the Congenital Heart Walk in our area. You can go to this page to find a walk near you. The purpose of the walk is to raise awareness and money to help fund research. Honestly, before having a child with a heart defect I really […]