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Let the pumpkin photos begin.

Survival Mode.

Thank you all for praying for Kellan and for us. Ryan and I are just running on fumes trying to keep this family of ours pressing forward. There…

Liam Brag.

Liam has been just incredible with all of this new transition! He is an amazing big brother. I’m so proud of him. He has demonstrated so much patience,…

The New Normal.

Well, coming home on oxygen has been an adjustment. Kellan has been pretty patient with these tubes, I on the hand feel extremely restricted. Between the tubes and…

Unexpected.

When friends ask me what is my advice on being a mother, the first thing I usually tell them is let go of expectations. It’s easy to make…

Kellan Cole.

Our family grew from three to four on November 16, 2016. At 7:50 am Kellan Cole McCarthy entered this world with a blasting pair of lungs. He weighed…

Bumpdate 36 weeks.

Trying to get this up before 37 weeks rolls in! 36 weeks feels like such an accomplishment to me, because this is getting hard…really really hard. I think…

Fall Happiness.

When being with your child is the best medicine around.

Bumpdate 33 weeks.

The past few weeks have had some major emotional highs and lows. As we knew since 20 weeks Kellan has multi dysplastic kidney. He has several large cysts…

28 weeks. 28 years.

Someone asked me my age a few months ago and I responded confidently by saying “24” Ryan leaned over and whispered “You’re not 24.” Whoops. Well I feel…

Baby girl McCarthy

School Mornings.