Baby Makoa

Not only did Makoa pass the 7lb mark at his latest appointment on Tuesday, he absolutely destroyed it. 7lbs 8oz. He was 6lbs 12 oz last week, so he's been doing some serious eating. Interestingly, we have noticed that he has been...

Most parents don't want to have their children cry, but that's not the case for us.  Part of the Prader Willi Syndrome is the low muscle tone which in turn effects his vocal prowess.  To Tiffany and I, he is very much like our other...

We started Chinese New Year out with a bang by paying a visit to Makoa's Pediatric Endocrinologist.  Her office is very close to my work, in fact, I was able to walk and drop off paperwork to her last week.  We drove down there on...

Today was absolutely wonderful.  It's really the first chance we've had to spend time together as a family, and we really made the most of it.  We started off early by going to Kaialani's softball practice.  I continue to be amazed her.  We had multiple...

Tiffany and I are both a little tired today and it has nothing to do with Makoa, he was absolutely perfect last night. Nainoa was not feeling well and was up every hour which made for a very long evening. We thought at first...

I apologize for the late post, but it's 11:30 and I just got home. Part of being the provider for you family means staying late sometimes in order to meet deadlines. On the positive side, the usual 1.5 hour drive home took a...

It's only appropriate that we get to bring Makoa home on God's day.  Exactly one month and two days after Makoa entered the NICU at Torrance Memorial, he has joined our family at our home in Glendale.  It has been extremely difficult and challenging, but...