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Fifty Facts About Me In The Shade Of Grey!

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  Welcome to the new and wonderful world of… well Me, and my family I guess. I have done a little revamping of the place, made it less bright pink and purple and more grey white and black because those are my colours and pink and purple made me want to rip my eyes out…. […]

My Struggle With PTSD

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There has been many articles recently about mental health for parents and family members that have experienced NICU life, and all the bumps, drop, loop de loops that roller coaster has in store for everyone incolved. I would like to share my battle with PTSD post NICU, 3 and half years later. My son was […]

I Feel Alone

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  Hey There Everyone,   I have always thought I was a strong person, I always thought that I could tackle most things that have been placed in my way. But I am having issues being the strong one these days. I feel like there are very few people who really understand what I am […]

Mommy Groups

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I am a part of a few mommy groups but there is one I post in quite a lot in one of them because the admins are great and keep a lot of people in check. There is a lot less negativity there and next to no mommy shamming, I have done a post about […]

NICU Advice For Moms of Micro Preemies

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This is what I have learned and what I would like to pass on to moms about to embark on the same journey we did almost 3 years ago now. I have 10 points of advice that I wish another mom would have told me right from the start, as the first week is just […]

Day Care Dilemma

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When your baby is born 4 months early like mine, means he may be 11 months old actually but developmentally he is only 7 months old. Even then some preemies are more behind than that, it all depends on the type of issues and complications surrounding their stay in the hospital and NICU, anyways going […]

MOTHERS DAY IN THE NICU

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In my family when I was little I remember waking up and helping my mom make breakfast and helping to take care of my baby brother because my dad worked out of town and peek season always was the spring, summer and fall. Or in Canada we call it second winter, summer and winter test, […]

JUST REMEMBER TO SMILE

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    I never thought my first pregnancy would be like this, I never thought prematurity was an option in my world. That it was something that never would happen to me, it happened to other people, as cold as that sounds its how most people are with bad things, that we are never going […]

ASKING PERMISSION TO BE A MOM

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The one thing I never thought of when my husband and I decided to have kids was asking permission to do the most basic parenting things. And with your first child in the NICU you have to ask to do the most basic of parenting tasks. I had to wait until my son was 25 […]

HUMAN DAIRY COW

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Some days I feel like a human dairy cow, just so I can make sure my son gets all the proper nutrition he deserves since he working so hard. I am OK with fact that I had to do it, its what us moms are suppose to do for our babies. We birth them and […]

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