A Mother’s Love Above all else: “Mom’s hug revives baby that was pronounced dead.”


‘Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.’ ~ Robert Browning If you haven’t seen this video, it goes right to my heart for obvious reasons. We sat for hours doing Kangaroo Care with Q and E when they were born … Continue reading A Mother’s Love Above all else: “Mom’s hug revives baby that was pronounced dead.”

A “NICU 101 Guide for Parents and Families.” Please share if it can be valuable.


“If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.” ~ John Heywood The last 2 weeks have … Continue reading A “NICU 101 Guide for Parents and Families.” Please share if it can be valuable.

The gift of the first time…there is still time.


“We must become the change we want to see.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Ok, so perhaps that title is a little risqué, but for those of you who may think ‘mynewfavoriteday’ has gone into the gutter, it hasn’t, ok maybe sometimes, … Continue reading The gift of the first time…there is still time.

Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….


“There are three stages of a man’s life:  He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.”  ~Author Unknown “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”  ~Bill Cosby “You will find … Continue reading Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….

Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.


  The irony of this picture is that I don’t totally subscribe to it because as I have said before I am a spiritual person; however, I do believe that we have choices and make them everyday and those are in your hands.  I had to remember that today as once again I had to confront all of my inner discomfort as Q’s Urologist called to discuss his test results from that horrible VCUG in May (clearly more traumatic for me that him as I still remember it clear as day as the “how could you betray me and tell … Continue reading Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.

“I GOT IT!” ~ A reminder about friendship and remembering to love yourself


“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” ~ Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading “I GOT IT!” ~ A reminder about friendship and remembering to love yourself

The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…


“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such … Continue reading The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…