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Eight years ago today we walked down the isle without a care in the world. We have been through so much together, but I could not imagine going through this crazy life with anyone else! Charlie, I love you today and everyday!!
I am speechless.Brooklyn’s benefit last night was in one word “amazing!” We do not have an official count but the girls tell me based on the silent auction “bidders” and the number of dinners sold there were between 350 and 400 people there last night. That is just unbelievable to me. It was so touching, [...]
Charlie with family friends of oursThe “Kid Zone” Some of my FAVORITE student workers from TSUmore friends and co-workers The Stock girls w/Todd getting their kids meals
Amazing volunteers from our church serving the mealsour family at the end of the night with Kylie Knox I can’t even begin to list the names of all the people that worked SO HARD to make this event such a special night for Brooklyn, thank you to ALL OF YOU! You touched our hearts and [...]
Last night Mike sang the song that Steve Smith wrote for Brooklyn, he did a GREAT job! Thanks Mike!
I wanted to post a picture of the personalized M&M’s we have for each table at Brooklyn’s benefit tonight. I actually think they are way too cute to eat!
I know that among special needs moms there is much debate over extended school year services. I think it is sad that Brooklyn only gets 1 thirty minute session once a month over the summer. It is a huge let down after coming from the early intervention program where she was getting an hour a [...]
First, I should start by saying Brooklyn is not a “mouther.” She claps her hands constantly but as of now (knocking on wood as I type this) she does not put her hands in her mouth to chew. However, I know there are lots of “Rett moms” out there with daughters that do! My fellow [...]
Brooklyn’s new custom AFO’s came in! Grammy took her to see Dr. Ted and pick them up. They are pretty cute as far as AFO’s go! Brooklyn picked out the color and the strap on our last visit when she was casted for them. The strap that she picked out has little kids on it. [...]
Benefit for Butlers By Amy OberlinANGOLA — Last Thursday, 3-year-old Brooklyn Butler went to the zoo, and before that she enjoyed a family vacation in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Her mobility and expression are very limited by a rare neurological disorder, Rett Syndrome. Her family takes every step possible to help her achieve some level of independence [...]