Dear NICU Nurse

Dear NICU Nurse

Dear NICU Nurse, I know you’re busy. I know you’ve been on your feet all day. I know you haven’t had your lunch break yet, and your bladder is filled to the max. I know this is day three of three 12-hour shifts in a row, and you’re exhausted. I know it seems like all...
The Noggle: Making Baby Cool Again

The Noggle: Making Baby Cool Again

Be Sure to Check Out the Video Below! Beat the Hot Car Seat Heat with the Noggle! Car seats are HOT! This summer has been our first summer out and about with Rowan, and every time I get him out of his car seat, his clothes are damp and his skin is sticky from sweat. I...
Not Just A Crib

Not Just A Crib

This is not just a crib. This crib represents hope in the face of fear. You guys know the odds we were given, if you can call them odds when every doctor tells you there is absolutely no chance. So understandably, there was no nursery prepared, no gifts registered, no...
Story Books for NICU Babies

Story Books for NICU Babies

Special Delivery: NICU Books! One day while Rowan was in the NICU, I received a very special delivery from a dear cousin. Books! We both have teaching degrees, so we both know the value of reading to kids, babies too! Even the tiniest of babies can benefit from...
What Does A NICU Mama Need?

What Does A NICU Mama Need?

Life is Tough for NICU Mamas The NICU is not part of anyone’s ideal birth plan, take it from a professional NICU mama. My baby was in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 186 days, that’s just over six months! We both survived, thank God! I was blessed with a...