‘Awareness is Key’

‘Awareness is Key’

'K#!@*?' (Dutch), ‘You have got to be kidding me’, and 'noooooooo', were the first words that came out of my mouth in the hospital! Complete disbelief. I got the news that my son has an allergy that can cause death! A peanut allergy! Oh... and an egg allergy, but he grew out of that one! [...]

‘My book of words’

For a couple of months I now have a Chinese friend. We go on fun adventures with our kids. She's lived in the US for many years, but most of the time she still doesn’t know what I am saying in English. And to be honest… I cannot always understand her either! She cannot pronounce [...]

‘No Turn on Red’

Finally my own bed and environment again. Safe home, well … not exactly safe… The day after I came home from the hospital, I walked to the grocery store and somebody almost ran me over! They drove through the red light, at a speed of at least 40 miles an hour! I cursed, yelled in [...]

‘The Host’

Something happened this week, my daughter was admitted to the hospital.Because its me...it doesn't matter where I am, I always end up in an adventure...so here we are at a hospital in New York.Sophia was taken in for Acute Mastoiditis. We started at the urgent care pediatrics but ended up in the ER. There was [...]