Hey y'all so it has been a busy last few weeks! Scarlett has been doing really well in all areas of child development despite not being able to see most of her therapist face to face. We have been working with Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) since we brought Scarlett home from the hospital. In today’s … Continue reading How We Do Occupational Therapy At Home
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.
This week has been such a productive one! But it wouldn't be anything if I didn't make sure to spend time with my little lady! We had so much fun hanging out around the house, playing in the sun, enjoying some delicious fruit and just making memories together. Which is hands down my favorite part … Continue reading Casual Day with Scarlett
There was once a time when I was in a dark place and blamed myself and my body for Scarlett being born early. I felt inadequate. Less than. Unworthy of being a mom because I couldn’t do the one thing a mother should do. Carry her child. I think as preemie moms, that guilt and … Continue reading Mom Guilt: Comes in all Shapes & Sizes and Hits When Least Expected
The second half of our vacation was a little less exciting than our first, but just a little. Some of us decided to mark the occasion by getting tattoos! "Go, Go, Power Rangers!" We were also able to attend BJ's great-grandma's funeral. Which was actually kind of interesting, they don't do things down south the … Continue reading Riojas Family Vacation 2020 Pt. 2
Before having my daughter, my family loved going to the beach! BJ's grandma lives about an hour away from South Padre Island. So every summer for the past 3-4 years when we'd go down to visit her, we'd always make sure to go to the beach! ('Cause that's just the thing to do it "When … Continue reading 18 Beach Essentials for Mom & Toddler