Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”


This post is a combination of emotions today. I am humbled to put myself in front of you.  I am advocating for a cause I believe in so strongly because I have lived it and I am sharing a piece … Continue reading Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”

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.

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.

Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….


  “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh Like so many of you, as much as I tend to be the “Hub” of our family unit, coordinating, … Continue reading Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….

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”…

Letting go…even just a piece will lighten your heart.


On my mind today as influenced by my own thoughts and comments from others. I am drafting the post which will go up tomorrow, but for today, I wish you all a deep cleansing breath and the ability to exhale and let go of some bit of stuff that hangs heavy on your heart.  Let downs with family, friends, relationships, colleagues, yourself…letting a little piece go can chip away at the bigger iceberg. Continue reading Letting go…even just a piece will lighten your heart.

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.

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…..