Whether it's your first or your fifth, you can never be too prepared for welcoming a new baby into your family. Here are my top tips for preparing for baby! 1.Keep everything in it's package (with the receipt if you have it) until you need to use it. There are so many items I bought [...]
After his vitrectomy surgery, his recovery required him to remain face down for 12 hours a day over a two week period. He was seven months old. When I asked Dr. Shapiro how we were supposed to do that, he reluctantly replied that he didn't know- there is no data for an infant with this repair and recovery.
Raising children a few states away from family warranted a brazen attitude towards traveling with children at a young age, and often alone. My oldest took his first flight at nine weeks young. My second earned his wings at eleven weeks, (with 2 1/2 yo brother in tow). My mom has always offered to fly [...]
When the decision was made that we were moving our family to London, I already had my creative sights set on this year’s Christmas card: Abbey Road. The Beatles have been a constant soundtrack in the 9 years Matt and I have been together. From the first time we slow danced together (in a hotel [...]
The first ten days in London were everything we imagined (besides the 90 degree temps with no A/C in our temporary housing.) We were up and out of the house every morning to explore a new neighborhood. The boys did better than we could have imagined. Dexter is almost four and has always been a [...]
I've had the idea to start a blog for ages. With every life event, I would think, "this is the perfect opportunity." First kid, second kid, rare medical diagnosis, kid having multiple surgeries, etc. There was always a reason to write, and share my experience, but I never got around to publishing it. Then one [...]