Mom Life, Special-Needs Parenting

Will we have any more children?

Will we stay as a family of four, or will we grow?

Asking a family what size of family they dream to have, or if they plan on having any more children is pretty common. Families come in all sorts of sizes, and it isn’t bizarre to have someone inquire if you would want to add more children in your family. But what about the Ohs family, do we see our family growing? Will we have more than two children? Continue reading “Will we have any more children?”

Mom Life, Tube Feeding

Family Photos 2018

Not hiding the feeding tube

For Maddison’s first birthday my wonderful friends gifted our family with a one-hour photo session with Rebecca Bennett Photography. I knew from the very beginning that we would not be hiding Maddison’s feeding tube. Maddison’s feeding tube is an extension of her body, and as much as Maddison is accepted, so is her feeding tube. Continue reading “Family Photos 2018”

Tube Feeding

How To: Cleaning Feeding Tube Extensions

The safe and effective way

Feeding tubes that are used for continuous feeds can get super gross with one day of use. When we switched Maddison to j-tube ¬†feeding (into the jejunum, or small intestine) we noticed that her feeding tube extension would get a ton of formula build up. I’ve found a safe and very effective way for cleaning feeding tube extensions using household items. Continue reading “How To: Cleaning Feeding Tube Extensions”