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Hide and Seek

I started reading a book today regarding grieving the child i never knew… In this book there are questions that encourage one to reflect on their loss… i am going to attempt to look at these questions and really investigate my grieving over the loss of my daughter…  520 more words

Poly, BDSM, Submissive, Family

Wordle #1 The Mother-in-law


Though impractical as a nursery the attic afforded both light and space. My husband’s mother occupied the guest room and given her condition we’d not thought it wise to move her. 415 more words


Scientists describe gut bacteria that cause sepsis in preterm infants

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 19 March 2014) Researchers studying intestinal bacteria in newborns have characterized the gut bacteria of premature infants who go on to develop sepsis, a serious and potentially life-threatening condition caused by bacteria in the bloodstream. 27 more words


Emotions of a Father with a NICU baby.

I know you all have read Shasta’s blog post on what she was going through/feeling in the first weeks of Josalin’s life.  As the husband/dad, I was going to through those same emotions.   1,421 more words


Pictures from Josalin's first few days.

Some of these images are very hard for Shasta and I to look at. Even though we know how far she has come, it brings back all those memories of uncertainty. 293 more words


Reality Hits (By: Shasta)

The first few days after Josalin was born were chaotic, emotional, and stressful.  This was the first time that we had ever been away from Carter and the first time that he would have to stay somewhere else.  1,080 more words


Best Friend

The NaBloPoMo prompt for today asks if I would say I am my own best friend. Nah. I’m not very  nice to me. Sure, I entertain myself. 984 more words