Tag Archives: NICU

Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”

March 26, 2012

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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 of writing I submitted for a contest that captures both of these things and all […]

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A peek into the window to my soul.

November 5, 2011

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“Some people wear their smile like a disguise. Those people who smile a lot, watch their eyes. I know ’cause I’m like that a lot. You think everything’s ok, and it is . . . ’till it’s not.” ~ Ani Difranco I know there has been much jubilation in the past 2 weeks as little […]

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

September 29, 2011

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“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 been remarkable in so many ways.  I suppose if I could summarize it all in […]

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Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….

June 17, 2011

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“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 that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway.” […]

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

June 16, 2011

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  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 […]

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Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….

June 2, 2011

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  “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, scheduling, planning, anticipating, worrying, rushing, and managing chaos, I also sometimes allow these activities to […]

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The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…

May 26, 2011

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“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 an interesting theory, “Letting Go”.  The imagery can be of balloons floating off into the […]

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

May 25, 2011

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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 […]

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

May 24, 2011

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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 […]

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

May 11, 2011

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“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 lots of strength, hope and ammunition in the hallway… I am opening the good bottle […]

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