Our story of Neonatal Intensive Care

Perched next to Rosie’s incubator, I could watch the machines recording her vital signs. I willed her to start breathing on her own and for her blood sugar to increase just a bit more. I stared at the little green lines and green numbers on the screens and talked to Rosie about how they needed to go up. I couldn’t feed her, or hold her. She couldn’t see me sat beside her. But I knew she could hear and smell me. Newborns always can.

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Recovery from debt. A story and some tools.

1 year into a business buyout deal our business suffered our downturn and the agreement collapsed. So did our income. We had many months of more outgoings than incomings and as a result began to spiral into debt. Our financial life is a lot more stable in 2018 but the experience has also left us in personal debt.

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How one family sold everything and gained everything.

Leith and Aaron McHugh have been through the kind of pain and heartache that every parent dreads. Their daughter Hadley was born with a malformed brain. Her 11 years of life were filled with medical care and hospital visits. After she died lease and Aaron took stock and made a plan many people think about but very few carry out.
They sold their possessions, sold their house and moved

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Burnout was the beginning

On the day that burnout hit I felt like I had been struck down by a wave of sadness and pain. Looking back the evidence had been there that I was slowly becoming disinterested in my life, but I didn't see it. As I lay on the floor sobbing helplessly I made some mental agreements that changed my life. It was horrific. I decided things had to change in our marriage. I decided that I would change.  It was then I asked that question: what do you want to do with the rest of your life?

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