August 22, 2014

Drowning Really is Silent

Drowning is Silent

I ran into the ER with mismatched clothes and wet hair. “My daughter was just brought in. She was in a pool accident.” I said. A pool accident. That’s what they’d called it when my friend’s little girl drowned a few years earlier. I wondered what it meant at the time but now, I couldn’t bring … [Read more...]

What to Expect During a C-Section

Twin Birth

I knew a C-Section was a possibility as soon as I found out I was having twins. Everything had to align so perfectly in order to have a vaginal birth that I knew the odds were against me. I agonized for months whether I should give it a try but in the end both my twins were very, very breech and … [Read more...]

Birth Story – Cesarean Delivery of 35 Week Twins

Twin Birth

By the end of my twin pregnancy, I had forgotten what it felt like to not be pregnant. I had spent 5 months so sick that I required an IV at home. Once the morning sickness tapered off I was huge and uncomfortable and worried since another preterm delivery was a strong posibility. I was thrilled … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Update: 34 Weeks Pregnant with Twins

34 Weeks pregnant with twins

I hit 34 weeks pregnant last Friday and if I'm being totally honest, that was the final milestone I even had in the back of my mind. Now that I'm creeping up on 35 weeks I'm really ready to be done and I can tell my body has about had it. So this update is a bit slow but that's kind of how … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Teach Toddlers Good Dental Health Habits


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Orajel Kids. My toddler and I have a morning routine that we follow. In a house full of boys I'm not used to there being a little girl to mimic me and it's been a fun experiencing having, well, I'd say a mini-me but she's very much her own … [Read more...]