From the Bottom of My Heart, Thank you.

Welcome back I know I missed last weeks blog post but I took a small (not complete) hiatus from most social media and didn't post much about anything You guys know how much I love celebrating Scarlett's milestones, both BIG and small. I sometimes get a little carried away, and who could blame me? Well...last … Continue reading From the Bottom of My Heart, Thank you.

Tiny Warrior: A Journal For NICU Families

I did something new. As you know, if you've been around for a while, I created this blog as a means to share my daughter, Scarlett's, story. Scarlett was a micro-preemie born at 23 weeks and 6 days (you can read her story HERE), and ever since she's come home I have taken the time … Continue reading Tiny Warrior: A Journal For NICU Families

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

Chapter Thirteen: Moving Mountains

The day had finally come for BJ and I to "Room In" with Scarlett and I was anxious to see how it would go. This was it. The final test before going HOME. I remember talking with Perlita a few days before (the last time I would talk to her in NICU) and she offered … Continue reading Chapter Thirteen: Moving Mountains