A routine ER visit turns life-threatening and Rory's fight for life begins

A routine ER visit turns life-threatening and Rory's fight for life begins

by Lisa Siemens February 06, 2019

The medical team that cared for Rory over the months that followed saved his life more than once and continually went above and beyond in their quick thinking, calm demeanour and outpouring of love and support for the Heuving family. These local heros did the right things at the right times to save the life of a baby boy who had everything working against him. 

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Why fit in when you were born to stand out?!

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?!

by Lisa Siemens December 22, 2018

15 years ago, I found myself on the other side of the world, my heart bursting with love for a baby boy. A baby boy who was abandoned in a hospital in Krivoy Rog Ukraine. His mother was HIV+, and nurses wouldn’t give him a chance.

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Baby Octopi Turns One

Baby Octopi Turns One

by Lisa Siemens May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 marks Baby Octopi's one year anniversary! Lately I have found myself reflecting so much on my journey to entrepreneurship. Over the past year I have surpassed goals, cried through disapointments and grown in a way I never expected.

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Teamwork makes the Dream Work!

Teamwork makes the Dream Work!

by Lisa Siemens April 19, 2018

Heidi makes every Octopus that we sell by hand and does so right from her home, which has now become a core value of our company. Offering flexible employment to moms is important to us and, as we add new products to our shop it continues to be our preferred method of product creation!

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Where there is great love, there are always miracles

Where there is great love, there are always miracles

by Lisa Siemens April 16, 2018

The beauty in this story is that we could never have written it on our own, and yet we are so thankful for every step that brought us to this place.

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Why the Octopus?

Why the Octopus?

by Lisa Siemens April 13, 2018

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