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The Hardest Thing

Our kids have various social media accounts. We have rules – they have to let us be “friends”/follow them; we keep their passwords; if we tell them to take something down, they must comply (they’ve always been conservative); they can’t “friend” anyone unless we know who it is. 465 more words


We are fighters. We are survivors.

I was born mid May in 1983. I was only at 28 weeks gestation. Weighing in at 2 pounds 3 ounces with hydrocephalus I wasn’t expected to live. 180 more words


It's Just Different

As I was driving the Princess to cheer practice this morning, the first song that came on was “Wake Me Up When September Ends.”  If you’ve followed us for awhile, you’ll know that song hits me in the gut every single time. 475 more words

Tyler woman turns deceased son's birthday into charity day

Source: Destiny McKeiver, KYTX

A Tyler woman is turning tragedy into triumph as she celebrated her deceased child’s birthday Friday.

Little Jackson was born prematurely, two years ago. 178 more words


Breastfeeding a preemie, fighting jaundice, low weight gain, and the whole nine yards

My baby was born at 34 weeks and 2 days, so everything was new and unexpected for me. Though I was quite positive about breastfeeding, many things came a surprise! 2,380 more words



Hopefully when I actually obtain followers I will be able to get to know all of you as well!

  1. My name is Laura and I am 25 years old.
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Small but Mighty!

Making a Difference!

Sometimes it really is the little things that can make a difference… and for the parents of premature babies we hope that our new “Preemie Proud” stickers will make a BIG difference. 319 more words

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