‘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.”
“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.
“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.
“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….
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.
“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
“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”…
Simply Thick Causes Life-Threatening Necrotizing Enterocolitis In Premature Infants http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/226169.php We use Simply Thick for E and received this same warning from the company. If you know anyone with a preemie, please send this to them so they are aware. It’s important to empower the parents so they can be aware and educate themselves when consulting with the doctors and nurses. NEC signs and symptoms include bloody stools, greenish vomit and bloated stomach. Continue reading Important Notice if you know anyone with a #preemie born before 37 weeks, please pass along.
“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more … Continue reading What I learned from American Idol, once I stopped pitching it….
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” — Maya Angelou I guess this is my attempt at putting some “style” into ‘mynewfavoriteday’ outside of references to fashion and shoes! I have posted this on my Facebook profile, but I also wanted to post it here so it can live in the heart of where it belongs, in the blog: It’s only :35 seconds but it captures our journey in a unique way that led me to the creation of mynewfavoriteday and I … Continue reading The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…