Should we have another?

Before we decided to have another child, we always questioned on whether or not we should expand our family. At the time Hayden was constantly in and out of the hospital, her epilepsy was out of control, sometimes exceeding 80 seizures in a given day. The level of care and attention she required was extreme.…

Today Was The Day

I’m going to preface this post by saying that I fully expected the outcome of today, it has been something that I have felt and known for a long time, however that doesn’t mean that it was easy to manage emotionally. Today was the day that my sweet little girl received her autism diagnosis. We…

A father’s duty..

Its 11:30pm and I don’t know if I should go to sleep.  As I type this out, I watch my daughter sleep and am plagued with the thought that I can’t protect her from the struggles she endures.  One of the most natural feelings of being a father is to be your children’s protector.  I…

Welcome To Tuff Sprout

The idea of Tuff Sprout began with a dream to create a future I envisioned for my daughter.  As parents, we think about every aspect of our child’s lives on a daily basis.  From their daily activities, to the future they will have.  Each and every story is different because every kid is different, and…