Second-Hand/Thrift Finds: It’s Not About the Money

If there is one thing I’ve learned in parenthood it’s that second-hand toys, clothes & shoes are a huge blessing (and money savers)! I know everyone has different views on “hand-me-downs” and while there are certain things we don’t accept or politely say “no” to (personal hygiene items, etc.) For the most part, we don’t … Continue reading Second-Hand/Thrift Finds: It’s Not About the Money

Epilogue: Balancing Act – Life after NICU

After Scarlett's grand escape from NICU, she and I didn’t immediately go home. Home for us is actually 2 hours away in Andrews, Tx.  So going “home” for Scarlett meant an extended stay at Grandma Sylvia's and Popo’s house (my mom & her boyfriend).  Both of whom we are so incredibly thankful for, for opening … Continue reading Epilogue: Balancing Act – Life after NICU

Helping Hands: How to Help a NICU Family

Before Scarlett, I am thankful to say that I had never before spent a long period of time in the hospital.  It was a complete shock for me to go from living a relatively normal life to living life - in a hospital.  It took time to process it all. Not only was my baby … Continue reading Helping Hands: How to Help a NICU Family