Important Notice if you know anyone with a #preemie born before 37 weeks, please pass along.


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.

What I learned from American Idol, once I stopped pitching it….


“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….

The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…


“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…

Chasing watermelons is easy, being “normal” is hard…


“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal”. ~ Albert Camus To me the word “normal” is hilarious.  Who gets to define “normal”?  And what gives the person who defined “normal” the right to be the … Continue reading Chasing watermelons is easy, being “normal” is hard…

Fan Favorite Quote from “Sage Advice” Tuesday…..


“When one door closes, another door opens. Until then, it’s hell in the hallway.” ~ submitted by Nissa Seriously, can’t we all identify with this and if you create a visual in your head, it’s really quite hilarious…. Cheers to … Continue reading Fan Favorite Quote from “Sage Advice” Tuesday…..

Sage Advice Tuesday, What’s your Advice?


“To accept good advice is but to increase one’s own ability” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe In honor of all of you who have given me such sage advice, today is the first “Sage Advice” Tuesday on Mynewfavoriteday Please take the … Continue reading Sage Advice Tuesday, What’s your Advice?

Being and staying strong while feeling powerless…hard but possible.


“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”  ~Unkwown Today, I needed to be like this oak tree. … Continue reading Being and staying strong while feeling powerless…hard but possible.