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Stuck With Us

Welcome to Stuck With Us! A blog full of the good, the bad and the ugly. Read our stories, laugh with us, take a peek into my mom life that is powered by Diet Coke, find out why my husband hates Pinterest, shop some good deals with us and hopefully find some courage to face the tough stuff in your life.

Proud of my Strong little man!

Proud of my Strong little man!

There is something extra special about Hunter. We are best buds and he has always been my little sidekick. When I dreamed of having a son, I could have never hand picked a better son for me than Hunter. He loves everything I love (Okay, he allows me to brainwash him)...

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The Faces of Despair

The Faces of Despair

All of the details from that dreadful day are kind of a blur. Through the fog of sadness, there are moments of brightness that I remember very well. The faces of courageous friends and family that stopped by to wish their condolences will always be engrained in my...

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Flying with kids…

Flying with kids…

My sister recently asked if I had any tips on flying with kids under two, as we have been daring enough to try it before. Once. I could sense her nerves as she prepared for her flight to California that was quickly approaching. Her husband, who was already down there...

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Never underestimate a scar!

Never underestimate a scar!

"Never underestimate a scar, it simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you" -Unknown I never thought too much about scars before. But, now that I have a large scar right on the front of my face I have been noticing them more in the world around me....

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Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day

Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day

January 24th is a very special day for our family every year. It is the day that we ask all of our Friends and Family to join us as we wear purple to support our son, Tate Jacobson, as we remember watching him smile throughout his life with a rare neurological...

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How many kids do you have?

How many kids do you have?

Before April 11, 2013 we would get so excited to receive the question "How many kids do you have?". It came so naturally to talk about our kids with anyone we met. What parent doesn't love to brag about their kids a little bit when invited? Now I get extremely nervous...

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Precious Moments

Precious Moments

I read a quote today...."This moment is more precious than you think." Today was not anything special, in fact looking back it was probably far from it. I'm still recovering from the past month, giving birth and then having three surgeries has not been easy...

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Some days are better than others…

Several years ago we bought the domain name GettingUsedToCrazy.com and we were going to do a similar website to this one. At the time we were learning all about feeding tubes and planning how to do various activities with our amazing son with one hand. Then our whole...

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Anniversaries of those you have loved and lost

Anniversaries of those you have loved and lost

542 days. Our sweet son, Tate, lived with us for 542 days. Today he has been gone for 543 days. Anniversaries are always tough. My dear wife has been dreading this one for a long time. I knew it was coming, but was trying to distract myself to not focus on it as I...

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