Baby Makoa

I saw this photo outside of the NICU with a wall full of photos and stories of children that have been nursed to health at Torrance Memorial. There has never been a more true statement than this one. We saw the neurologist for Harbor UCLA this afternoon....

I wanted to say thank you to my employer, RedLever.  They have been so gracious to give me time off during this difficult period to be there to support my family.  I am very thankful for a fantastic job with benefits to support my family....

Going home from the hospital is supposed to be a wonderful and joyous experience, but it has a different feeling when you leave without your baby.  Please pray for Tiffany today to give her strength and to comfort here on the most difficult day. They are...

Makoa opened his eyes for about 30 minutes tonight.  Unfortunately, Tiffany didn't get to witness it, but I did manage to snap a few photos of him looking around.  I truly believe that he is getting strength from all the thoughts and prayers being said...

A special thank you to Patti Maloof, a long time family friend (and also our relator!) who has been kind enough to have her prayer circle add us to their list.  The St. Bede/La Canada Prayer Chain has been praying for us and our baby...

Today was an encouraging day.  We received some good news from the MRI last night, all of Makoa's brain functions seem to be working properly.  He was able to feed briefly off a bottle and the feeding specialist worked with both him and Tiffany to...

We had heard this wonderful song during Church service a couple weeks ago and Tiffany had remembered it before we came to the hospital on Monday morning.  It has become the anthem for our family and for Makoa.  I'd like to share the song and...

A big thank you to La Canada Presbyterian Church.  We have been attending LCPC since last June when we moved up to the Glendale area and it has been nothing short of amazing. True to the type of community that they have at LCPC, one of...

It has been a day of ups and downs.  We went to bed last night under the impression that every was fine, all his tests came back normal and that all he needs is to be fed.  This morning, as I was out visiting our...