Baby, Family, Mom Life, Parenting

One Year With Our Baby

What I Have Learned in One Year Scarlett is my first bio baby. I came into Sissy's life when she was seven. I helped raise my nephew but he was almost two when I began watching him. So this whole newborn to adulthood with a child is so new to me. Here are the the… Continue reading One Year With Our Baby

Baby, Family, Mom Life, Parenting

The Reason Why I Am Grateful For Co-Sleeping

I know what you are thinking... why for the love of all that is holy do you co-sleep.... OR... Me too! It is such a divided topic and will spark debate until the end of time. This is just our story and is my opinion. Co-sleeping is definitely not for everyone but something to be considered in certain situations.

Parenting

How Could You Lose That: A Scarlett (Mis)Adventure

We ran a few errands and headed home. I hurried to the bathroom and changed into my pjs. I quickly went and got Scarlett from my mother in law. Noticing her diaper seemed heavy, I placed her on the changing table. While changing her diaper, I noticed that her right eye looked off.

Mom Life, Parenting, Pregnancy

My Top 5 Newborn Items

Now, there are hundreds... maybe millions... of articles on the best products for a newborn. They can be outrageous or simple. There are many items that we bought before Scarlett was born that we simply did not use. 

Education, Eye Health, Family, Inspirational, Parenting

Scarletts Story: Part Five

Finally our follow up appointment with Dr. Rama came. We had also spent the last three weeks trying to find as much information as we could about Scarlett's conditions. You would think that it would be easy in this day and age. Wrong.

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Scarlett’s Story: Part Four

A few hours later, off we went back to the hospital. We get to the check in window and let them know our last name. That's when the lady says, "Are you sure you are in the right place?" We look at her completely confused and promptly ask where our baby is, if she is not where we left her.

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Scarlett’s Story: Part Three

I was running myself ragged between the fourth and fifth floors of the hospital. All I wanted to do was hold my baby, which I had not done since the pediatrician took her for her check the morning before.

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Scarlett’s Story: Part Two

When we got to the NICU, Scarlett was hooked up to monitors immediately. We were scared but just wanted to find out what was wrong with her.