Preemie-hood: Parenthood with an extra side of Anxiety

Preemie-hood is a lot like regular parenthood (I think...?) I can only speak from my experience and being as I didn't have a normal introduction to parenthood...here's my personal insight into life raising a micro-preemie. Like most parents with a newborn, in the beginning, we are all VERY CAUTIOUS and try our best to keep our … Continue reading Preemie-hood: Parenthood with an extra side of Anxiety

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

A Love Like This: Being a Mother to a Micro-Preemie

This is real life for me. I have so much story left to share with you all and I promise I am working on it. I just have so much going on! Lol. But here is just a little glimpse of life for us and how I am feeling. Ever since we brought Scarlett home … Continue reading A Love Like This: Being a Mother to a Micro-Preemie

Snapshot – 2018

It's the last day of the year 2018 and I've gotta say, as much as I am looking forward to seeing what the new year brings, it feels a little bittersweet to say good-bye to this one. 2018 was a year full of challenges and victories for me. Both of these have changed and shaped … Continue reading Snapshot – 2018