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Connie J
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Chinese New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster...and Tea Eggs
I'm not so good at preparing Chinese food, I admit, but there is a favorite of my kids that I have mastered - TEA EGGS! Tea Eggs 6 eggs 5 Tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp salt 2 tsp sugar 2 black tea bags (or 2 Tbsp of black tea leaves) 1 tsp Anise 1 stick cinnamon Sev...

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Part Two ~ A Story Only God Could Write
If you haven't already done so, you might want to read Part 1 before proceeding.   The rest of the story: In December 2016, when we saw Dr. Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital for Kaison's bilateral tenotomy follow-up, we consulted him for Kasidi's spast...

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A Story Only God Could Write
Honestly, I don't even know where to start!  I may have to break this up into two posts.   2016 was kind of a whirlwind for us.  In fact, we are still spinning.  We keep our eyes on the present, barely looking forward at the overwhelming schedule, and rarel...

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That's How We Roll
This mama loves family photo sessions!  And it doesn't seem like a "family" photo without the 7 big kids, but getting all 18 of us together and dressed up has proven nearly impossible since the last family wedding, over a year ago!  The result: no family ph...

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A New Journey
 We are embarking on a new journey.   New for us.  Many have gone before us, and we are so thankful for their experience and wisdom. These tiny feet get so many kisses! Several years ago when we were going through the 'checklist' of medical special needs we...

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Back to the Hospital
So...we tried to manage the fever for 24 hours, and after contacting the neurosurgeon on call, we decided to head to the ER.  His incision site was red, hot and swollen, so I thought we'd get a round of IV antibiotics and be on our way.  Seven hours of sitt...

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Here We Are
A quick update from the hospital. Kaison is improving, but we truly appreciate your continued prayers. His first lumbar lamenectomy to detether and debulk was Aug 24.  Surgery and recovery went very well, and he was discharged Aug 28.  Then the 29th he star...

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Our New Site!
Y'all, feel free to hop on over to our new site!  You'll find every post from this site, plus more. ONE MORE LADYBUG Thank you for following our journey of life!

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I Want to Blog...
Every day I think of a new blog post.  And I want to blog.   About our trip.   About Kaison's transition.   About all that God has done.   And I will blog.  Eventually.  For now we have much life at hand. Brothers sharing a passion for books Medical appoint...

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Catching Up!
We unpacked the Play-Doh before we left Zhengzhou... And it was a hit! So was Dinosaur Train. And do you notice the different outfit?  Little man was reluctant to take a bath, but once he was in the tub, he could have stayed forever!  So then it was only ap...
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