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May 19, 2022
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Graduation Day Congratulations! You have finally made it to NICU graduation day. No matter how long or short your stay in the NICU has …
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February 2, 2022
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Repost: This was originally published in 2013 on shine.yaoo.com (a site which has since been shut down) Postpartum depression (PPD) has been great fodder …
Tagged: PTSD
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November 12, 2021
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Welcome to Prematurity Awareness Month... and my book publication month. In honor of these two big events, I have committed myself to writing a …
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November 3, 2021
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Welcome to Prematurity Awareness Month... and my book publication month. In honor of these two big events, I have committed myself to writing a …
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September 16, 2021
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If I am posting, it can only mean one thing.... It's Sam's birthday. That's right. This former One Pound Twelve Ouncer is now eleven. …
Tagged: Birthday
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September 16, 2020
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Its hard to believe Sam is now 10, double digits, an entire decade old. For a kid that was given little odds of survival, …
Tagged: Birthday
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July 28, 2020
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Who knew when I brought Sam home from the NICU way back in 2010 that my 5 months of house arrest would end up …
Tagged: COVID-19 · House Arrest · Shelter in PLace · SIP
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September 10, 2019
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Hear ye! Hear ye! PTSD season is upon us. I don’t mean to make light of a very serious condition – but making light …
Tagged: Tutu
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September 16, 2017
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Then you were only 1 lbs 12 ozs. At 3, you were 31 lbs. Now, you are almost 50(?!) pounds     Then your …
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May 15, 2017
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Since this blog launched, I have always referred to Sam as "Sam, the Anti-Preemie". I am thinking of changing his name to "Sam, the …
Tagged: Health Care
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January 4, 2017
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I have debated writing about my battle with my local school district publicly. What if someone reads this and all my hard work goes …
Tagged: Autism · IEP
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September 16, 2016
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My sweet boy. It has been a while since I wrote just to you. Life with you is never dull - and I am …
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