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I Have A Son

I wasn’t ready for what God had planned for my Monday night. The day started out slow. We dropped Ariana off at pre school and went to my doctors appointment. 124 more words


Be A Man, Change A Diaper

The first time I was present for London’s cares in the NICU, I made what was, for me, a radical decision. Instead of standing off to the side and becoming a spectator to my daughter’s care, I joined in and did as much as possible. 701 more words


Giving Forward - Benjamin's Bills

Yesterday was a day full of frustration and defeat. For the millionth time I spent a few hours on the phone with hospitals and Hennepin County fighting for assistance for Ben. 704 more words

Ben's Baby Book

Chappy Newsboy Caps

I have sooooo many friends that have had babies in the last couple of months.  I need to catch up on baby hat posts.  First up:  the Bergs.  157 more words

Dawson - from 3 pound 6 ounce preemie to tough little dude

When Lisa Jones’s pregnancy was identified as high-risk at her 20-week ultrasound appointment, matters only worsened before she felt any glimpse of positivity. Lisa’s obstetrician discovered that her baby had a cleft lip and palate; then, her baby was diagnosed with intrauterine growth restriction—he was not growing as he should be. 337 more words

Children's Stories

The Preemie Food Challenge

The day I passed my twelve week mark during my pregnancy with my son, I began to contemplate how I would breast feed. I hadn’t felt that strongly about something in a long time, and to be quite honest the selfish part of me knew it was easier to lose the pregnancy weight by breast feeding. 1,681 more words

Breast Milk

When Words Fail Her

I can only understand about 25% of what Charlie says. That is, if she says anything at all.

A lot of the time she grunts or “talks” with her mouth closed. 292 more words