The Miracle of Lila

A Mother’s Perspective My “mommy” years had come and gone, or so I thought. I had an 18-year-old son, a 15-year old daughter, and a successful ablation procedure – I was not supposed to be able to have any more … Read More

The Wilson Family

On November 21, 2012, I went into labor with my first baby—the night before Thanksgiving. I was in labor all of Thanksgiving and the next day. A few years ago, I had broken my tailbone, and this injury made child … Read More

The Ayer Family

James was diagnosed at birth with Microtia and Hemifacial Microsomia. In layman’s terms, the left side of James’ face and ear did not form correctly. Because of the abnormality, he was unable to swallow. He was not able to take … Read More

The Gallaher Family

Our family of four entered the Ronald McDonald House on Monday, May 30, 2011 to begin an 8 week stay over 300 miles away from our Tennessee home. Our daughter Sadie was being treated at St. Mary’s Center for Children’s … Read More

The Hoehn Family

On June 14, 2013, our family was on our last trip out of town prior to settling in at home in Clarksville, TN for the remainder of my wife, Megan’s, pregnancy. We were in New Harmony, Indiana for a baby … Read More

The Haemmerle Family

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley is an integral part of our journey as a family. It has changed our lives – and continues to do so. It has enabled our three-year-old son Brady to receive the … Read More

The Kerns Family

On October 4, 2010- My world got flipped upside down. My wife, Kristy, gave birth to our beautiful baby daughter, Brooke Elyse, 2 months early. Brooke was our first child, and we didn’t know anything about premature babies, what it … Read More

The Nash Family

Scarlett is now almost two years old. This is her second trip to Evansville for the St Mary’s Feeding Clinic. She was born in Columbus, OH and spent her first 116 days in Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She had four surgeries … Read More

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