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Memories of Summer

This summer was supposed to be the best ever.

It’s my favourite season. I had such high hopes,¬†high expectations.

Winter is my least-favourite season. Last winter, I had sat on my sofa hugging my ever-growing baby bump. 398 more words


{Faith} Take it full-face.

By: Mandy Hill

God proves to be good to the man who passionately waits, to the woman who diligently seeks. It’s a good thing to quietly hope, quietly hope for help from God. 513 more words

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The NICU's Empty Rooms

Not all NICU stories have happy endings. We did not know the parents in the pod opposite London’s pod. They were very young, teenagers probably. Their baby seemed to arrive in the NICU around the same time London did. 573 more words


Every child is different: preemie milestone/development. What is adjusted age? List of milestones.

I have come across a lot of mothers who get worried about their child’s developmental progress compared to their age group. I try to make them understand that It doesn’t matter if your baby was born premature or not, it is impossible to predict when your baby will hit milestones. 338 more words


Leaving Her Doesn't Get Easier

*Originally written on April 22, 2014.

You don’t grow used to visiting her at the hospital. Some might think that happens because she’s been there for nearly 3 months, but not true. 440 more words


A Challenging Year

The first challenge was getting pregnant in the first place. Two years, many fertility investigations and a round of Clomid later, those longed-for two little lines finally appeared on the stick. 554 more words


A vent about venting (or: please don't take your children for granted)

Many of have a bit of a vent about something during the average day. Someone has annoyed us, been rude to us, the train was late or a car cut us up at a junction. 727 more words