Baby, Mom Life, Pregnancy

6 Ways To Survive Bed Rest

There is no greater challenge in pregnancy... well, in my mind... than bed rest. It is something that is, usually, not expected. Here are 6 ways to help survive bed rest and keep that bun in the oven as long as possible!

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.

Education, Eye Health, Inspirational, Mom Life

FAQ: Eye Prosthetics

Here is a quick FAQ on eye prosthetics. Your questions get answered finally!

Education, Eye Health, Family, Mom Life, Parenting

When Should Your Child Get An Eye Exam?

Eye Exams... no one really likes them but they are so important! As a new parent, I would have never known when was the right time. Maybe before kindergarten or only if she complained of eye issues. Explore when to get your childs first eye exam and how often to follow up.

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.

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.

Education, Eye Health, Family, Inspirational, Parenting

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.