Play Ground | Primary Children's Hospital Blog

porterby Ashley Wood, Porter’s Mom
Rexburg, Idaho

By definition a challenge is an invitation to participate in a fight, competition or contest. Our family knew 2013 would be a year of challenges. We were prepared for a fight, but had no idea how difficult it would really get. My husband accepted a new job that would require months of training in a law enforcement academy. As a mother of four boys, I knew I would need help during his absence. We made the choice to move to Idaho – back to our home town – where grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins could surround us with support. As the school year ended and summer began, we emptied our home on the Washington Peninsula, made the move to a new state, new school, new adventures and said goodbye to daddy, knowing our time together as a family would be scarce over the…

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