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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You never think that your baby will end up in the NICU. Let me tell you, it can happen and it will be stressful.