Visiting the Netherlands as a family.

We may not own a Dutch oven, but there’s definitely a strong “touch of the Dutch” at our house, or at least so I’d like to think. I’ve already started my story of us traveling with the boys to Europe. Now let me tell you about traveling to the Netherlands specifically. Some pointers and just … [Read more…]

Aloha Niko! The beginning…

It has now been almost a month since we got back from our Make A Wish trip to Hawaii. In case you aren’t familiar with Make A Wish, it is a non-profit fueled by donations and volunteers that makes wishes come true for kids with life threatening illnesses. Obviously, neuroblastoma is a life threatening illness, … [Read more…]

More giving

Every hospitalization I think – how lucky we are that we have all these facilities and treatments just a drive from home. How great it is that we can all be together, and maintain a maximum level of normalcy. And I think about all the parents, sometimes single moms, that have to choose between going … [Read more…]

Bahama mama through the ages

This is Princess Diana, in 1982, in the Bahamas, 6 months pregnant. And here’s me. Also 6 months pregnant, 32 years later, on a neighboring Island. As you can see – in princess Di measurements I should at least be having triplets… At least! I don’t get it… Did she not devour cookies by the … [Read more…]