Telling Our Story

Thursday was Kane’s cardiology appointment. As many of you know, I tend to get a little worked up before this appointment. But not this time! This time I have had so many “shiny” things happening, related to both education and photography that I didn’t even have a chance to freak out. One of those shinyContinue reading “Telling Our Story”

Voluntography – Special Edition

Meet Khai. Khai loves to play peek-a-boo and according to his mom, Julia, and his grandma, Kathy, he’s pretty fly for a small guy! This little warrior turned one on February 10th. And his first year has not been so easy. When I shoot for a family staying at Ronald McDonald House I send myContinue reading “Voluntography – Special Edition”

The Stories We Live – CHD

This week has been a roller coaster of emotions…Last Friday, during my “Yes Day”, I spent some time reflecting on what’s been going on for us recently and ended up writing for this week’s blog. Below is what I wrote one week ago. I find the days leading up to one of Kane’s big medicalContinue reading “The Stories We Live – CHD”

This is Us – CHD

This week, Kane was at the Stollery Children’s Hospital two different times for his bi-annual cardiology appointment. On Monday, Harrison took Kane for his echo and then on Thursday I took him back again for his ECG and his appointment with his cardiologist. There are so many things I love about the Stollery. My favouriteContinue reading “This is Us – CHD”

One Way to Kick-off 2015

So, Maverick had to try and one up his big brother, Kane, by getting admitted to hospital at Christmas, too. His claim to fame is being the first of the time-traveling twins to get an isolation room in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. On Sunday, we brought Maverick intoContinue reading “One Way to Kick-off 2015”

My Heart Warrior

I can’t think of a better way to ring in 2014 than by bringing my thirteen month old son, Kane, home from the hospital. We were discharged from the Stollery Children’s Hospital on December 31st, just in time for a New Years celebration! Kane was admitted to the Stollery on Friday, December 27th for openContinue reading “My Heart Warrior”

Voluntography

As many of you know, the beginning of my son Kane’s life involved quite a bit of medical attention. We spent 54 days at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Royal Alexandra Hospital here in Edmonton. During our time at the NICU, I had hoped to take photos for others who were spendingContinue reading “Voluntography”