Posts tagged with: Gwendolyn
Our friends Hillary and Keith Schmid, parents to twins Zane and Avery, are amazing. Their determination and take-the-bull-by-the-horns spirit continually motivates us. There are just certain people in the world that see an issue and, instead of complaining about it, are stirred to action. And that...Read More >>
We had a really great weekend of pre-Halloween fun. We have been so busy lately that we are getting a late start on all the Halloween goodness. I love Halloween -- pumpkins, dress up, all the harvesty foods -- sign me up! So I was in full glory this weekend and since Gwendolyn is her Mama's girl...Read More >>
The first day of preschool was a hit! An absolute standing ovation!!! And Gwendolyn can't wait for more today. There are so many things that went really well, and I am so excited about it all, but there are a couple little stories that just stood out as really adorable.
The first was...Read More >>
Gwendolyn is going to preschool. Shes going to preschool. PRESCHOOL! Today is the big day! Her very first day of school. Can you believe it?
So the logistics.
I am going with her. Its funny because this is never something Bill and I talked about. We never asked permission from anyone. We...Read More >>
Whew! What a month! Thank you all so very much for your kindness and generosity, your thoughtful notes to Gwendolyn for her birthday, the special cards and gifts you have sent, your donations to our $36 for 36 campaign, and your continual cheerleading and support of our little girl! To be...Read More >>
Where do we even begin... Disneyland was an absolutely amazing experience for Gwendolyn (and us, too)!!! To see the imaginative world through the eyes of your child is incredible...for any parent...and for us, well, it was everything -- surreal!!!
There isn't really a ONE thing that stands out as...Read More >>
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My dearest Gwendolyn,
You are my darling buttercup
my little miss sparkle
You are goodness and grace
courage and resilience
laughter and love
You are all that is right in the world
and all that is rare
We are ending Gwendolyn's 3rd Birthday Bonanza with a BANG! This has been so much fun and so exciting each week! I wish we could give something to everyone for participating...hmmm...need to think on this! I want to give a big thank you to all the wonderful companies who wanted to be part of...Read More >>
Only a few more days until little Miss Sparkle's BIG day! And it is definitely birthday madness around here. Every day more cards, packages, and $36 for 36 Months donations arrive from all the amazing people who love our little princess. (THANK YOU! THANK YOU!) We are busily organizing our trip to...Read More >>
I have the best husband ever! And Gwendolyn has the best Daddy! I know, I know...I am completely and totally biased. But this weekend was so beyond wonderful because of him, his thoughtfulness, his sensitivity, his gratitude for his two girls and well, my heart is exploding with so much gratitude...Read More >>
Anyone who knows us knows that raising broad awareness of SMA is something that we are pretty passionate about...just a wee bit. And. So. Well. We're pretty excited around here today. The New York Times ran a vignette on our family today about SMA and our perspective on the two pieces of the new...Read More >>
Yes, a giveaway! A 3rd Birthday Bonanza Giveaway! And you are ALL eligible to win! Remember in this post last week, I mentioned there would be fun things all month long leading up to (and beyond) Gwendolyn's official big October 4th birthday? Well, today is the first giveaway in honor of...Read More >>
Birthday bonanza is beginning! Hold on to your hats!
Can you believe it? Our little girl is turning 3!!! And we are celebrating all month long leading up to the official big day -- October 4th! One month away!!! We are cheerleading all 36 very special months!!! And we hope you will join in!
We are...Read More >>
We're excited and honored to have been invited by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for an on-air family interview during this year's Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon this Labor Day weekend.Few television traditions in America are as popular as the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon or have had such...Read More >>