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When Things Go Wrong

No parenting journey follows a text book. It seems trite to say it, but every family is made up of a tapestry of different experiences and sometimes those experiences are immeasurably unique. 673 more words


Well that's something totally new

When Big Man was four years old, he was diagnosed with reactive airway disease. Basically, every time he got a cold or his allergies kicked up, he’d end up with bronchitis or pneumonia. 626 more words


If Probiotics Can Prevent NEC, Why Aren't NICUs Everywhere Using Them?

Its hard not to hear about probiotics these days.  They are in our grocery aisles as supplements to yoghurt and other foods and can be purchased in health food stores or at your local pharmacy.   938 more words


My Daughter = My Motivation

Today is September 30 and the last day of Infant Mortality Awareness Month. If you follow me on social media sites, you know I work in public health. 412 more words


Do you Remember

The other day Facebook let me know the picture I posted 6 years ago. I stopped to look at it and it was a skyline picture of Miami. 294 more words

Funny thing about plans

I took myself out to lunch at the mall last Friday. As I sat down at a table, I noticed one of the women at the table next to me was pregnant. 682 more words