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Words Cannot Define Everything That Has Transpired

Words Cannot Define Everything That Has Transpired

You can read of Noah’s Journey here. People want updates. People want to know how sweet little baby Noah is doing. People want to know if it was a good day or bad day. People want to know if he has improved or gotten worse. I wish it was that easy to define. Attempting To Put Words To Health When we try to explain what is happening to Noah, we even get confused. Stephanie is a Registered Nurse and the hospital is not foreign territory to her. Medical conditions, drugs, terminology, and lingo is piece of cake for Steph. Shoot, ... Read More »

Open-Heart Surgery Part 2

Open-Heart Surgery Part 2

In 2009, when Fayth was only 3-months old, she went in for open-heart surgery. When Fayth was born, she was not only born with Down syndrome, but also with a heart defect, AVSD. Atrioventricular Septal Defect is where there is one large whole in the dividing wall of the heart. You can read more about it here. If you want to read more about Fayth’s story, you can read it here. But for today, there is another focus. Another Abnormal Condition On August 30th of this year, Noah Dean Buckley was born. From very early on, Stephanie and I had ... Read More »

Why Walking On Water Is A Good Option

Why Walking On Water Is A Good Option

BLOG OVERVIEW: We get lost in the storm of adversities, fitting to keep our head of the water. Learn why we should rise above the storm through Jesus. The excitement for kindergarten was overwhelming. New school, new teacher, new clothes, new shoes, and new milestone. What is there not to be excited about? REALITY!! For 3–4 hours, our house remained Faythless. I still wonder what Stephen, our second child, was thinking. Where did his friend go? What was he to do without his big sister? I remained at home working while Stephanie and Stephen ran over to the school to ... Read More »

Permissive Parenting In Kids Sports Leads To Entitlement

Permissive Parenting In Kids Sports Leads To Entitlement

BLOG OVERVIEW. Permissive parenting in kids sports is teaching kids entitlement. More kids today are expecting everything handed to them on a platter. Parenting in sports plays a large role. Are we unknowingly training kids for entitlement? Jesus has some insight to this. Football Parents Just Wanting The Best For Their Kids After coaching youth football for the past 4 years, I became the new coaching director of a youth football league. There are over 600 kids involved, meaning nearly, 600 marital relationships, 600 family structures, and 1200 parents. There are enough parenting styles in the league to last a ... Read More »