Looking back over the past 9 months, we are in awe of how God has given us patience and endurance. We made it through Jordan’s hip and ankle surgery, including 40 days in a cast and 40 days of day rehab. Jordan started a school with a friend for kids with neuromotor diagnosis. He endured […]
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When the Maughan triplets donned their capes at their superhero-themed first birthday party, parents Jill and Ed couldn’t help but marvel at how far their children had come. There’s the mover, Charlie, who “took off” at 8 months and claims the entire house as his race track. There’s the comedian, Eddie, whose hobbies include smiling, […]
For some reason the ease that we might feel from having Jordan’s shunt replaced was short lived as this was the first he had expressed discomfort after his surgery. The neuro team at Akron Children’s told us there is a high rate of malfunction in the first year. This doesn’t really put your mind at […]
Mike Bole knows how quickly life can change. The 44-year-old accountant and financial aid officer from Louisville, Ohio, had few worries. Happily married and father of a 5 year old and 8 year old, he was an active and involved family man. Living in a neighborhood with many senior citizens, including his parents, he was […]
We are always up for a little adventure, but a lot of adventure is a lot overwhelming. Jordan came home from his first day of school telling us that he hit his head on the concrete floor. This seemed a little odd since his teacher had not said anything about Jordan getting hurt. I was […]
By the time most patients receive the diagnosis of the bacterial infection Lemierre syndrome, they are extremely ill in the intensive care unit. But thanks to Dr. Shankar Upadhyayula, an infectious disease specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, honor student Amanda Gamble had an early diagnosis and a quick recovery and is now back at Hudson […]