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.

It’s not just a cliche if you believe…believe it.


    It doesn’t have to be dramatic, it can be small or large. It’s really all about your context and being open to seeing that there may have been some raindrops but now there is a rainbow.  I saw … Continue reading It’s not just a cliche if you believe…believe it.

Not being the same as everyone else makes us special…that’s the point.


As I read the following quote, I felt the feeling you get as tears start to well up in your eyes and you know soon the computer screen will become a bit more fuzzy.  Perhaps it is because of the many plates I am currently trying to keep spinning without breaking them all at once, or perhaps it’s just the familiar worry that acts a haunting lullaby in the back of mind when I watch E move constantly, or perhaps it’s just what it is a moment in time where I feel a bit scared about the future for our … Continue reading Not being the same as everyone else makes us special…that’s the point.

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.