This year included some family trips to Tahoe early on and a lot of focus on raising two young ones both in diapers. Routine dominates the McShane home.

Both kids are sleeping through the night, on great diets and surrounded by plenty of activity. Patrick loves fruits, veggies and all things outdoors. Molly is reaching, rolling over and very much aware of her surroundings.

The best doctors at UCSF have told us her cognitive neuro functions appear normal. She simply has diminished use of her right arm and hand due to the stroke. We're working hard on both.