Being in the NICU for a period of time, whether the duration is short lived or extended can be an isolating experience for the parents. It is often hard to know how to support someone when they are experiencing a difficult time such as this, which is why I have put together some helpful tips... Continue Reading →
having a couple of comforts while I sat by her bedside day in and day out were especially helpful for me to have and break up the monotony of the time spent there.
I walked outside of the gym this morning after my workout to a pleasant autumn morning. The cold air felt so good on my face as I made my way to the car. I took a deep breath in and looked around at the autumnal scene surrounding me. Leaves in all shades of yellows and... Continue Reading →
I have only been the mom of Bernadette for 15 months. In such a short amount of time, we have lived a lot of life. More than I ever did with my other daughters. Being a mom of a special needs daughter has brought new meaning to my own life and has shown me life... Continue Reading →
Can I just be real with you? This month is NICU awareness month. I have so many things I wish I could say about it, but I am struggling to type the words. Mostly because our time spent in the NICU with Bernadette was painful. She was sick. She was struggling. I spent days sitting... Continue Reading →