So Long Sweet Summer – An Update on Maddie Claire

Fall officially starts next week, and for a girl who has always been all about summer, I’m strangely really looking forward to some cooler temps and a slower pace around here. Once cold and flu season is upon us, I typically schedule less appointments for Madison and don’t take her out quite as much since she’s so high risk. This summer has been pretty overwhelming, sometimes in a good way, sometimes not. But I’ve realized I haven’t shared a real update on Miss M in a while since we’ve been so busy! And what better way than to do...

Meet Madison: The Nap Queen of New Jersey

Although Madison hasn’t been diagnosed with anything specific regarding sleep issues, this has been one of our biggest struggles with her post meningitis. While most parents find themselves googling for ways to get their child to sleep, I suffer from the opposite problem with Maddie; she sleeps far too often (during the day).. somehow at night she always seems to decide to wake up, just like all kiddos lol. When we were transferred to CSH for therapy last year after our stay in the PICU, Madison often slept through her therapy sessions. It was a really difficult month. John...