Lessons from the NICU

Many of my friends and family know Jude’s story surrounding his birth, but I wanted to take a moment and share it with you all, as well as reflect back …

Welcome to the World, Little One

“Mr. and Mrs. Burke, I am so sorry. Your baby has hydrocephalus.” My heart sank. I knew it wasn’t good. Just a few years prior, I babysat a little boy …

The Cry of Life

Like every mother, I hate hearing my children cry. But my heart especially aches when I hear 7 month-old Paige’s high-pitched, panicked, painful sort of cry—a primal noise that conjures …